genus Pteris


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Related to genus Pteris: Pteris cretica, Pteris multifida
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Noun1.genus Pteris - large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropicsgenus Pteris - large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropics; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Pteridaceae, Pteridaceae - one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; Pteridaceae is itself in turn sometimes further subdivided
brake - any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants
Pteris cretica - cultivated in many varieties as houseplants
Pteris multifida, spider brake, spider fern - Asiatic fern introduced in America
Pteris serrulata, ribbon fern, spider fern - fern of North Africa and Azores and Canary Islands
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Gametophytes and young sporophytes of four species of the fern genus Pteris (Pteridaceae) naturalized in the American continent.
Ferns in the genus Pteris, marketed as edenfern[TM], accumulate soil arsenic in aboveground tissues at a rate 200 times higher than any other plant species tested.
Abstract: A new species of fern of the genus Pteris (Filicales: Pteridaceae) endemic to Costa Rica.