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|Noun||1.||genus Woodwardia - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae: chain ferns|
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Blechnaceae, family Blechnaceae - one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Blechnum, Doodia, Sadleria, Stenochlaena, and Woodwardia
chain fern - a fern of the genus Woodwardia having the sori in chainlike rows