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any of a genus of ferns characterized by scales found on the underside of the fronds
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Noun1.ceterach - small genus of Old World fernsCeterach - small genus of Old World ferns; superseded in some classification systems which place plants of this genus in e.g. genera Asplenium and Pleurosorus
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae - ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
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Keciboynuzu, Kecibuynuzu Ceterach Aspleniaceae Altin otu, Mayasil otu officinarum DC.
Musmarra (1941) signaled some pteridophytes now totally absent, as Adiantum capillus-veneris L., Asplenium obovatum Viv., Asplenium trichomanes L., Ceterach officinarum Willd., Polypodium cambricum L., Dryopteris pallida (Bory) C.
But it is his next two races on turf on the Paul Rooney-owned Irish horse Ceterach and aboard Ghaamer in the Dubai Turf in the seventh race that has him excited for Saturday.
Rhedyn arall rydw i'n hoff iawn ohono ydi'r rhedyn cefngoch neu'r dduegredyn cefngoch (Ceterach officinarum; Rustyback) i roi ei enw llawn iddo.
In my opinion Bergenia ciliata, Caryopteris odorata, Gallium elegans, Desmodium podocarpum, Ceterach dalhousiae, Agrimonia pilosa, Lygodium japonicum, Daphne papyracea, Geranium wallichianum and Asparagus filicinus plant species would prove to be useful if they have been brought into cultivation in this area.
Others are true xeric habitat specialists found in cracks in sheltered rock walls or under the lips of boulders (Cheilanthes, Cosentinia, Asplenium ceterach, etc.).
[I.sup.+1] [III.sup.+2] pyracantha (End.) Echinops ritro [III.sup.+1-+2] [I.sup.+1] Pterocephalus plumosus [I.sup.+1] [II.sup.+1] Ceterach officinarum [I.sup.+2] Colutea melanocalyx subsp.