Definition of Family laminariaceae
1. Noun. Large family of marine brown algae including many economically important large kelps chiefly of northern waters.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Family
Group relationships: Laminariales, Order Laminariales
Member holonyms: Genus Laminaria, Laminaria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Laminariaceae
Literary usage of Family laminariaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fertilizer Resources of the United States by United States Dept. of Agriculture, Frank Kenneth Cameron, United States Bureau of Soils (1912)
"In the classification to be adopted in this account, members of the family Laminariaceae belonging to the first type will be placed in the subfamily ..."
2. Postelsia: The Year Book of the Minnesota Seaside Station by Minnesota Seaside Station (1902)
"They are technically classified among the brown algae in the family Laminariaceae, which comprises some twenty-five genera, seventeen of which are ..."