Definition of Quillwort family

1. Noun. Quillworts; coextensive with the genus Isoetes.

Exact synonyms: Family Isoetaceae, Isoetaceae
Generic synonyms: Fern Family
Group relationships: Isoetales, Order Isoetales
Member holonyms: Genus Isoetes, Isoetes

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quillwort Family

quillets
quilling
quillings
quillion
quillions
quillman
quillmen
quillon
quillons
quillow
quillows
quills
quillwork
quillworks
quillwort
quillwort family (current term)
quillworts
quilly
quilombo
quilombos
quilt
quilt show
quilted
quilted bedspread
quilted suture
quilter
quilters
quilting
quilting bee
quiltings

Literary usage of Quillwort family

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"quillwort family. 1. ISOETES L. QUILLWORT. Submerged or rarely emersed in very dry seasons; leaves quadrangular, without peripheral bast-bundles. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"quillwort family. Aquatic or marsh plants rooting in the mud, with a short buried 2-lobed or 3-lobed trunk (stem) sending out abundant roots and sending up ..."

3. Mount Rainier: A Record of Exploration by Edmond Stephen Meany (1916)
"(quillwort family.) Isoetes echinospora braunii Engelmann. Common in the small lakes near the foot of Pinnacle ..."

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