Definition of Family Nymphaeaceae

1. Noun. Dicot aquatic plants.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Nymphaeaceae

family Najadaceae
family Naticidae
family Nautilidae
family Nepenthaceae
family Nephropsidae
family Nepidae
family Neritidae
family Nidulariaceae
family Nitrobacteriaceae
family Noctuidae
family Nostocaceae
family Notonectidae
family Notoryctidae
family Nummulitidae
family Nyctaginaceae
family Nymphaeaceae (current term)
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae

Literary usage of Family Nymphaeaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"Examples are: The water-lily family (Nymphaeaceae), with the yellow water-lily (Nymphaea advena=Nuphar advena) and the white water-lily (Castalia ..."

2. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"family Nymphaeaceae.—Flowers hermaphrodite, hypogynous or epigynous, actinomorphic, with calyx and corolla, cyclic, or exclusive of the perianth, ACYCLIC; ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Water-lily family ( Nymphaeaceae ). Synonym.—Nuphar adrena R. Br. Large yellow pond-lily; cow-lily; spatter-dock; ..."

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