Dryopteris

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Noun1.Dryopteris - large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial fernsDryopteris - large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, family Athyriaceae, family Dryopteridaceae - alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
broad buckler-fern, Dryopteris dilatata - European shield fern
wood fern, woodfern, wood-fern - any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteris
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