genus Athyrium


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Noun1.genus Athyrium - temperate and tropical lady fernsgenus Athyrium - temperate and tropical lady ferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or in the genus Asplenium
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
Athyrium filix-femina, lady fern - most widely grown fern of the genus Athyrium for its delicate foliage
Athyrium pycnocarpon, Diplazium pycnocarpon, glade fern, narrow-leaved spleenwort, silvery spleenwort - North American fern with narrow fronds on yellowish leafstalks
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pycnocarpos distributed only in the temperate eastern North America, but other authors have included it in the genus Athyrium Roth (Kramer and Kato, 1990) or the genus Diplazium (Tryon and Tryon, 1982; Kato and Iwatsuki, 1983).