Definition of 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
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cycadaceae
Literary usage of Cycadaceae
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 (1905)
"The cycadaceae are allied to the ... We shall only gain a knowledge regarding the significance of the air-roots of cycadaceae by experimental investigation. ..."
2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"[cycadaceae]. erve. Fontaine. 5200. S. [Coniferae]. pulchellus. Knowlton. 4810. ... [cycadaceae]. - - — oregonensis. 5200. PICEA [Coniferae]. ..."