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Noun1.Dennstaedtia - chiefly terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Dennstaedtiaceae, family Dennstaedtiaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
boulder fern, Dennstaedtia punctilobula, hay-scented, hay-scented fern, scented fern - fern of eastern North America with pale green fronds and an aroma like hay
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Leaf axis not branched; leaf blades broadly elliptic (not triangular) and glandular; sori distinct and not covered by leaflet margin Dennstaedtia
At some sites there were "fern parks" where only ferns (primarily Dennstaedtia punctilobula) and mature trees remained.
The external morphological characters of the Pteris petioles, such as a central channel and two lines covering the ventilation areas, have also been observed in Asplenium, Christella, Dennstaedtia, Microlepia, Pteridium, and others by Lin and De Vol (1978).
The filicalean genera Matonia, Dennstaedtia, Adiantum, and Pteridium occur in a pectinate arrangement at successively more distal nodes below a clade that consists of Cyathea + Acrostichum as sister group to Onoclea + Polypodium.
Distribution and dynamics of two ferns: Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Dennstaedtiaceae) and Thelypteris noveboraeensis (Thelypteridaceae) in a northeast mixed hardwoods-hemlock forest.
Similarly detailed descriptions have been provided for the shoot apices of Histiopteris, Hypolepis, Dennstaedtia, Adiantum, and Osmunda (Imaichi, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1988).
An overview of research concerning the effect of light availability on the density and frond traits of herbaceous ferns showed that: frond density in Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Michx.
Distribution and dynamics of two ferns: Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Dennstaedtiaceae) and Thelypteris noveboracensis (Thelypteridaceae) in a Northeast mixed hardwoods-hemlock forest.