Mniaceae

plural noun Mni·a·ce·ae \ nīˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Mniaceae

:a family of erect mosses (order Eubryales) that is sometimes treated as a subfamily of the Bryaceae but distinguished by the club-shaped paraphyses and the hexagonal cells of the upper leaf surfaces

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Origin and Etymology of mniaceae

New Latin, from Mnium, type genus + -aceae


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