Definition of Family Xylariaceae
1. Noun. Family of fungi characterized by dark brown to black spores.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales
Member holonyms: Genus Xylaria, Xylaria, Genus Rosellinia, Rosellinia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Xylariaceae
Literary usage of Family Xylariaceae
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1. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"Yet even a superficial study of the family Xylariaceae will display Rosellinia ... In this same family (Xylariaceae), we notice the closely related genera, ..."
2. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"Besides the species of Hypoxylon, noted above, the family Xylariaceae contains Dal- dinia with three or four species which form blackish or brownish masses, ..."