Definition of Family cycadaceae
1. Noun. Ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Cycadales, Order Cycadales
Member holonyms: Cycas, Genus Cycas
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cycadaceae
Literary usage of Family cycadaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Studien zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des japanischen Riesensalamanders by Charles Stuart Gager, Daniel Lange (1916)
"Family. Cycadaceae.1 Genus. Zamia. Species. floridana. B. Habitat: 1. Most of the Cycadales occur only within the tropics, but two genera, Zamia and Cycas, ..."
2. The Evolution of Plants by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1911)
"So far as our present knowledge goes, the family Cycadaceae, though existing in Mesozoic times, seems to have attained no great development. ..."
3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... an order Engler arranges the living gymnosperms somewhat Class Gymnospermae. Order i. Cycadales; family Cycadaceae. Cycas, Zamia, etc. Order 2. ..."
4. Missouri Botanical Garden Bulletin by Missouri botanical garden (1913)
"These plants belong to the family Cycadaceae, of which Cycas revoluta, the so-called "funeral," or "sago palm," is the best known example. ..."
5. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"Family, Cycadaceae. This plant is usually grown in greenhouses and conservatories. Herbarium and museum material should also be at hand. 1. ..."
6. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"... Carruthers and allied forms, and which there is no reason for including in the family Cycadaceae. It has been shown by Wieland * that fruition was the ..."
7. The Useful plants of the island of Guam: With an Introductory Account of the by William Edwin Safford (1905)
"For the mettimi of fecundation of the Cycads see p. 71. Cycas circinalis. EAST INDIAN CYCAS. PLATES vm, xrr. family cycadaceae. LOCAL NAHES. ..."