Definition of Family Xylariaceae

1. Noun. Family of fungi characterized by dark brown to black spores.

Exact synonyms: Xylariaceae
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales
Member holonyms: Genus Xylaria, Xylaria, Genus Rosellinia, Rosellinia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Xylariaceae

family Vitaceae
family Vittariaceae
family Viverridae
family Viverrinae
family Volvariaceae
family Volvocaceae
family Vombatidae
family Welwitschiaceae
family Winteraceae
family Xanthorrhoeaceae
family Xantusiidae
family Xenicidae
family Xenopodidae
family Xenosauridae
family Xiphiidae
family Xylariaceae (current term)
family Xyridaceae
family Zamiaceae
family Zannichelliaceae
family Zapodidae
family Zeidae
family Zingiberaceae
family Ziphiidae
family Zoarcidae
family Zosteraceae
family Zygnemataceae
family Zygophyllaceae
family business
family characteristics
family circle

Literary usage of Family Xylariaceae

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

1. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"Yet even a superficial study of the family Xylariaceae will display Rosellinia ... In this same family (Xylariaceae), we notice the closely related genera, ..."

2. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"Besides the species of Hypoxylon, noted above, the family Xylariaceae contains Dal- dinia with three or four species which form blackish or brownish masses, ..."

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