Definition of Nostocaceae
1. Noun. Blue-green algae.
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Group relationships: Class Cyanobacteria, Class Cyanophyceae, Cyanophyceae
Member holonyms: Genus Nostoc
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nostocaceae
Literary usage of Nostocaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on Bacteria by Anton Bary, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1887)
"To this may be added, that most of the nostocaceae attain to considerably larger dimensions than the Bacteria in their cells and in the aggregations of ..."
2. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1882)
"... completely developed fructifying states of plants the incompletely developed forms of which have hitherto been placed among Algae, as nostocaceae and ..."
3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"The rest are filamentous, and are included under the nostocaceae, whose filaments can become segmented into small portions which move away by a peculiar ..."
4. Fossil Plants: A Text-book for Students of Botany and Geology by Albert Charles Seward (1898)
"In the former pebbles a species of Schizothrix, one of the nostocaceae occurs in abundance, in the form of chains of small cells enclosed in the ..."