family Pteridaceae


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Noun1.family 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
fern family - families of ferns and fern allies
Filicales, order Filicales, order Polypodiales, Polypodiales - true (leptosporangiate) ferns
Acrostichum, genus Acrostichum - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
Actiniopteris, genus Actiniopteris - terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia and Africa
Adiantum, genus Adiantum - cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
Anogramma, genus Anogramma - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Pteridaceae
Cheilanthes, genus Cheilanthes - small evergreen ferns: lipferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
Coniogramme, genus Coniogramme - terrestrial ferns of Pacific islands and Asia
Cryptogramma, genus Cryptogramma - sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae or Cryptogrammataceae
Doryopteris, genus Doryopteris - small to medium tropical tufted ferns; sometimes placed in family Adiantaceae
genus Jamesonia, Jamesonia - xerophytic ferns of South America
genus Onychium, Onychium - small terrestrial ferns of Old World tropics and subtropics: clawed ferns; sometimes placed in family Cryptogrammataceae
genus Pellaea, Pellaea - genus of chiefly small rock-loving ferns; in some classification systems it is placed in the family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
genus Pityrogramma, Pityrogramma - terrestrial tropical ferns having fronds with powdery yellowish or white undersides; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
genus Pteris, Pteris - large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropics; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae
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Given the high incidence of apogamous processes in the family Pteridaceae (Huang et al.
This mission was not quite as improbable as it might appear--there are several clades of ferns that are noteworthy for having successfully colonised xeric habitats, including deserts of both the Old and New Worlds, particularly those in the family Pteridaceae (Schuettpelz et al.
In the fern family Pteridaceae, all genera in the vittarioids are epiphytes, all considered non-myrmecophylous.