Nostocaceae

plural noun Nos·to·ca·ce·ae \ˌnästəˈkāsēˌē\

Definition of Nostocaceae

  1. :  a family of minute freshwater blue-green algae (order Hormogonales) consisting of moniliform filaments and reproducing by hormogonia — see anabaena

nostocaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of nostocaceae

New Latin, from Nostoc, type genus + -aceae


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