fern family


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Noun1.fern family - families of ferns and fern allies
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
division Pteridophyta, Pteridophyta - containing all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, horsetails, club mosses, and whisk ferns; in some classifications considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
family Hymenophyllaceae, Hymenophyllaceae - terrestrial (hygrophytic) or epiphytic ferns: filmy ferns
family Osmundaceae, Osmundaceae - large family of ferns widely distributed in temperate and tropical areas
family Schizaeaceae, Schizaeaceae - small family of mainly tropical ferns
Azollaceae, family Azollaceae - used in some classifications for the genus Azolla
family Ophioglossaceae, Ophioglossaceae - a family of succulent ferns of order Ophioglossales; cosmopolitan in distribution
family Gleicheniaceae, Gleicheniaceae - a family of ferns belonging to order Filicales
family Parkeriaceae, Parkeriaceae - coextensive with the genus Ceratopteris; sometimes included in family Polypodiaceae
family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae - ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
Adiantaceae, family Adiantaceae - used in some classification systems for some genera of the family Polypodiaceae (or Pteridaceae)
family Vittariaceae, Vittariaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems: genus Vittaria
Aspleniaceae, family Aspleniaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Asplenium, Pleurosorus, Schaffneria
Blechnaceae, family Blechnaceae - one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Blechnum, Doodia, Sadleria, Stenochlaena, and Woodwardia
Cyatheaceae, family Cyatheaceae - tropical tree ferns
Davalliaceae, family Davalliaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
Dennstaedtiaceae, family Dennstaedtiaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
Dicksoniaceae, family Dicksoniaceae - tree ferns: genera Dicksonia, Cibotium, Culcita, and Thyrsopteris elegans
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
family Lomariopsidaceae, Lomariopsidaceae - small family of usually scandent ferns
family Lophosoriaceae, Lophosoriaceae - very small family of tree ferns
family Loxomataceae, Loxomataceae - very small family of New Zealand ferns
family Oleandraceae, Oleandraceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
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
family Marattiaceae, Marattiaceae - constituting the order Marattiales: chiefly tropical eusporangiate ferns with gigantic fronds
family Psilotaceae, Psilotaceae - small family of lower ferns having nearly naked stems and minute scalelike leaves
family Rhyniaceae, Rhyniaceae - primitive plants of the Paleozoic
Equisetaceae, family Equisetaceae, horsetail family - sole surviving family of the Equisetales: fern allies
family Lepidodendraceae, Lepidodendraceae - fossil plants characterized by conspicuous spirally arranged leaf scars on the trunk
clubmoss family, family Lycopodiaceae, Lycopodiaceae - a family of ferns belonging to the order Lycopodiales
family Selaginellaceae, Selaginellaceae - lesser club mosses: terrestrial chiefly tropical plants resembling mosses
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Molecular phylogeny of the fern family Blechnaceae (Polypodiales) with a revised genus-level treatment.
For the Fern family, their new home was in sharp contrast to their city apartment, where all six had shared the same bedroom.
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"We are very pleased to have Scott join the Fern family. His diverse and successful background will add another dimension to our team and he will be a valuable part of our continued growth strategy," said Aaron Bludworth, Chief Operating Officer.
In the fern family Pteridaceae, all genera in the vittarioids are epiphytes, all considered non-myrmecophylous.