Definition of Pondweed family
1. Noun. Plants that grow in ponds and slow streams; sometimes includes family Zosteraceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Alismales, Naiadales, Order Alismales, Order Naiadales
Member holonyms: Pondweed, Genus Potamogeton, Potamogeton, Genus Groenlandia, Groenlandia, Genus Zostera, Zostera
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Literary usage of Pondweed family
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"pondweed family. Perennial marine or fresh-water plants with floating or submerged leaves, or both. Leaf-blades petioled or sessile, capillary or expanded ..."
2. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... pondweed family. Marsh or aquatic plants with steins mostly leafy and jointed, the leaves stipulate or sheathing, the flowers (sometimes not ..."
3. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"FLOATING PONDWEED. Family Potamogetonaceae. A submerged water plant with creeping rootstock; upper leaves floating, elliptical, somewhat pointed at each end ..."
4. Nantucket Wild Flowers by Alice Owen Albertson (1921)
"... dense growths of these forking branches, that have long, green, and thread-like leaves. Eleven other members of the pondweed family have been reported. ..."
5. Dictionary of Natural History Terms with Their Derivations: Including the by David Hudson Mac Nicoll (1863)
"the pondweed family of plants, of which \aiat is a genus Nai'as (Zool., Bot. ... in botany, a genus of the pondweed family. Nais (Zool. ..."
6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"pondweed family. Fig. 6, Immersed aquatic herbs: leaves mostly cauline, opposite or alternate, the floating often differing from the submerged in shape and ..."