family Cycadaceae


family Cycadaceae
noun
ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids
Syn: ↑Cycadaceae, ↑cycad family
Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family
Member Holonyms: ↑Cycadales, ↑order Cycadales
Member Meronyms: ↑Cycas, ↑genus Cycas

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  • Cycadaceae — n. a natural family of ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids. Syn: family {Cycadaceae}, cycad family. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cycadaceae — noun ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids • Syn: ↑family Cycadaceae, ↑cycad family • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cycadales, ↑order Cycadales …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Zamiaceae — noun a family of cycads often included in the family Cycadaceae: zamias • Syn: ↑Zamiaceae, ↑zamia family • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cycadales, ↑order Cycadales …   Useful english dictionary

  • family —   Taxonomic rank below order but above genus; cycad families comprise the Cycadaceae, Stangeriaceae and Zamiaceae, with some authors separating Boweniaceae as a fourth family …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • cycad family — noun ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids • Syn: ↑Cycadaceae, ↑family Cycadaceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cycadales, ↑order Cycadales …   Useful english dictionary

  • gymnosperm family — noun a family of gymnosperms • Hypernyms: ↑plant family • Hyponyms: ↑Gnetaceae, ↑family Gnetaceae, ↑Ephedraceae, ↑family Ephedraceae, ↑Welwitschiaceae, ↑family We …   Useful english dictionary

  • zamia family — noun a family of cycads often included in the family Cycadaceae: zamias • Syn: ↑Zamiaceae, ↑family Zamiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cycadales, ↑order Cycadales …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

  • Cycad — Cycadophyta Temporal range: Early Permian–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Cycas — Leaves and male cone of Cycas revoluta Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia


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