Definition of Lemnaceae
1. Noun. Family of small free-floating thalloid plants.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Arales, Order Arales
Member holonyms: Duckweed, Genus Lemna, Lemna, Genus Spirodela, Spirodela, Genus Wolffia, Wolffia, Genus Wolffiella, Wolffiella
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lemnaceae
Literary usage of Lemnaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"lemnaceae. Other swimming water-plants like the lemnaceae possess an evident root-cap, but it is distinguished by the history of its development from a true ..."
2. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"... serrate above on the sharp incurved •margins, shorter than the scale. Frequent on borders of the coast marshes. Family 8. lemnaceae. ..."