Definition of Family anthocerotaceae
1. Noun. Hornworts.
Generic synonyms: Moss Family
Group relationships: Anthoceropsida, Class Anthoceropsida
Member holonyms: Anthoceros, Genus Anthoceros
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Anthocerotaceae
Literary usage of Family anthocerotaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Natural History of the Toronto Region, Ontario, Canada by Canadian Institute (1849-1914), J H Faull (1913)
"Radul a complanata (L.), Dum. family anthocerotaceae. Anthoceros sp. Common in lowlands in High Park and East Toronto. ..."
2. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Carolinian and Alleghenian areas. Eastern United States and Canada. Family ANTHOCEROTACEAE. Anthoceros punctatus L. ANTHOCEROS L. Low fields, damp ground. ..."
3. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"Family, Anthocerotaceae. The horned liverworts are common on wet banks and sandstones ledges, especially around springs in shady places. ..."