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Noun1.Dennstaedtiaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
fern family - families of ferns and fern allies
Dennstaedtia, genus Dennstaedtia - chiefly terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
genus Pteridium, Pteridium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Dennstaedtiaceae
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Maxon Dennstaedtiaceae Lindsaeaceae Pteridium caudatum (L.
Dennstaedtiaceae is represented by one genus and one variety.
Contrary to Bierhorst's report, in Hymenophyllaceae, Stromatopteris, Gleicheniaceae, and Dennstaedtiaceae (see citations above), leaf initiation is described as occurring in lateral positions on the shoot apical meristem in essentially the same way as in other ferns.