Definition of Family anthocerotaceae

1. Noun. Hornworts.

Exact synonyms: Anthocerotaceae
Generic synonyms: Moss Family
Group relationships: Anthoceropsida, Class Anthoceropsida
Member holonyms: Anthoceros, Genus Anthoceros

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Anthocerotaceae

family Anatidae
family Ancylidae
family Ancylostomatidae
family Andrenidae
family Anguidae
family Anguillidae
family Anhimidae
family Anhingidae
family Anniellidae
family Annonaceae
family Anobiidae
family Anomalopidae
family Anomiidae
family Antedonidae
family Antennariidae
family Anthocerotaceae
family Antilocapridae
family Aphididae
family Aphyllanthaceae
family Apiaceae
family Apidae
family Aplodontiidae
family Aplysiidae
family Apocynaceae
family Apodidae
family Apogonidae
family Apterygidae
family Aquifoliaceae
family Araceae
family Araliaceae

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. ..."

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