Definition of Centrolepidaceae
: a small family (order Xyridales) of plants resembling sedges or mosses, occurring in the southern hemisphere (as in Australia) and comprising the bristleworts
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Origin and Etymology of centrolepidaceae
New Latin, from Centrolepid-, Centrolepis, type genus (from Greek kentron sharp point + New Latin -lepis) + -aceae — more at center
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