Definition of Potamogetonaceae
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Potamogetonaceae
Literary usage of Potamogetonaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"Family Potamogetonaceae. A submerged water plant with creeping rootstock; upper leaves floating, elliptical, somewhat pointed at each end, 5 cm. long, ..."
2. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"This is one of the most remarkable of the monocotyledonous lines in its extent, reaching from the greatest floral simplicity in Potamogetonaceae to highly ..."
3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"... of the Potamogetonaceae, a salt water plant of Australia. The same author (ibid. 121-124. pis. 4, 5) under the title "Additions to the flora of South ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1907)
"... Potamogetonaceae and Aponogetonaceae are according to the views of the writer undoubtedly primitive. The remarkable male flower of Naias in having a ..."