Onoclea


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Noun1.Onoclea - one species: sensitive fernOnoclea - one species: sensitive fern; in some classifications included 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
bead fern, Onoclea sensibilis, sensitive fern - beautiful spreading fern of eastern North America and eastern Asia naturalized in western Europe; pinnately divided fronds show a slight tendency to fold when touched; pinnules enclose groups of sori in beadlike lobes
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On the cytology of antheridium formation in the fern species Onoclea sensibilis.
Herbaceous plants included Carex crinita, Onoclea sensibilis and Saururus cernuus.
At the end of the garden a glade gave way to Onoclea ferns and Lily of the Valley, mosses and even a tiny group of Lady's Slipper orchids nestled up close to a rock.
It was kind of crazy up there," said Evan Onoclea, 14, an alto player who had to leave during the performance due to a stuck key.
Shrub swamp, the wettest community, was dominated by Cornus amomum (15%) and Viburnum recognitum (13%) in the shrub layer, and by Poa trivialis (33%), Glyceria striata (18%), and Onoclea sensibilis (18%) in the herb layer.
The filicalean genera Matonia, Dennstaedtia, Adiantum, and Pteridium occur in a pectinate arrangement at successively more distal nodes below a clade that consists of Cyathea + Acrostichum as sister group to Onoclea + Polypodium.
The ferns Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern) and Osmunda regalis (royal fern) were the dominant herbaceous species encountered (Table 2).
ONOCLEA {on-oh-KLEE-uh} Linnaeus 1753 * Sensitive Fern * [Greek onos, vessel, and kleiein, to close; son are inclosed by inrolled leaf margins.
Experimental observations on the development of buds in Onoclea sensibilis and in species of Dryopteris.