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Noun1.Pteris - large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropicsPteris - large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropics; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Pteridaceae, Pteridaceae - one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; Pteridaceae is itself in turn sometimes further subdivided
brake - any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants
Pteris cretica - cultivated in many varieties as houseplants
Pteris multifida, spider brake, spider fern - Asiatic fern introduced in America
Pteris serrulata, ribbon fern, spider fern - fern of North Africa and Azores and Canary Islands
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Cao X, Ma LQ, Shiralipour A (2003) Effects of compost and phosphate amendments on arsenic mobility in soils and arsenic uptake by the hyperaccumulator, Pteris vittata L.
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Effect of soil properties on arsenic hyperaccumulation in pteris vittata and pityrogramma calomelanos var.
2014) Optimization of cultural condition for enhanced production of bioactive metabolites rich in antimicrobial and antioxidant activities isolated from Emericella quadrilineata an endophyte of Pteris pellucida.
The contents and total amounts of As in the dry matter increased with the doses of P (Figure 1), corroborating Tu & Ma (2003), who observed that the addition of phosphate to the soil increased the accumulation of arsenate by Pteris vittata.
Adiantum caudatum, Adiantum venustum, Aster olliusculus, Berberis lycium, Bidens pilosa, Cedrus deodara, Duchesnea indica, Fragaria vesca, Geranium nepalense, Girardinia diversifolia, Hedera helix, Nepeta erecta, Oxalis corniculata, Pinus wallichi-ana, Polystichum squarrosum, Pteris cretica, Pteris sp.
He was surprised to see that bigger veins, despite their robust looks, fail before tiny ones (blue indicates earliest failures; red, the latest), as seen in an oak leaf (upper right) and Pteris fern (center).
The non-arboreal pollen and spores which characterize this range are represented by Asplenium type, Stenochlaena palustris, Polypodium, Pteris type and Lygodium microphyllum.
Three Pteris species (Pteridaceae, Pteridophyta) reproduce by apogamy.