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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The genus Athyrium offers several varieties of ferns with silvery fronds.