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Noun1.Dryopteris - large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial fernsDryopteris - large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, family Athyriaceae, family Dryopteridaceae - alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
broad buckler-fern, Dryopteris dilatata - European shield fern
wood fern, woodfern, wood-fern - any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteris
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Mycorrhizal-like interaction between gametophytes and young sporophytes of the fern Dryopteris muenchii (Filicales) and its fungal endophyte.
The native male or buckler fern, Dryopteris filix-mas, sends up one metre tall fronds that stay green until autumn.
108m, subespontanea sobre un talud terroso con orientacion N, humedo y profusamente musgado, en una zona sombreada y en compania, entre otras plantas, de Dryopteris dilatata, D.
Among the more conservative species present in this unit, that were lacking elsewhere at Eagle Marsh, were Actaea pachypoda, Amphicarpaea bracteata, Arisaema dracontium, Carex conjuncta, Dryopteris carthusiana, Galium triflorum, Lindera benzoin, and Persicaria arifolia.
The understory of the forest consists of shrubs, among which the most common is Hamamelis virginiana, and a rich fern covering, which are dominated by Dryopteris carthusiana, D.
And of course there are a great range of ferns that also love damp in the ground, such as Dryopteris filixmas, the male fern with its beautiful shuttlecock-like tufts of fresh green fronds, Osmunda regalis, the royal fern, that turns reddish brown in autumn and Athryium felix-femina, lady fern with its lacy fronds.