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Noun1.fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
genus - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
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
genus Pecopteris - genus of Carboniferous fossil ferns
genus Hymenophyllum, Hymenophyllum - type genus of the Hymenophyllaceae: filmy ferns
genus Trichomanes, Trichomanes - bristle ferns; kidney ferns
genus Osmunda - type genus of the Osmundaceae
genus Leptopteris, Leptopteris - including some ferns sometimes placed in genus Todea
genus Todea, Todea - a genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae
genus Schizaea, Schizaea - type genus of the Schizaeaceae cosmopolitan especially in tropics; small leptosporangiate ferns: curly grass fern
genus Anemia, Anemia - genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America
genus Lygodium, Lygodium - chiefly tropical climbing ferns
genus Mohria, Mohria - African terrestrial ferns
genus Marsilea, Marsilea - clover ferns
genus Regnellidium - one species of aquatic or semiaquatic fern
genus Salvinia, Salvinia - type genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns
Azolla, genus Azolla - a genus of fern sometimes placed in its own family Azollaceae
genus Ophioglossum, Ophioglossum - the type genus of the fern family Ophioglossaceae
Botrychium, genus Botrychium - grape fern; moonwort
genus Helminthostachys, Helminthostachys - one species: terrestrial fern of southeastern Asia and Australia
genus Gleichenia, Gleichenia - type genus of Gleicheniaceae: leptosporangiate ferns with sessile sporangia; South Africa to Malaysia and New Zealand
Dicranopteris, genus Dicranopteris - terrestrial ferns of forest margin or open ground; pantropical
Diplopterygium, genus Diplopterygium - scandent thicket-forming ferns of Asia to western Pacific
genus Sticherus, Sticherus - umbrella ferns; warm regions of Australia and New Zealand
genus Polypodium, Polypodium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae and having rounded naked sori
Aglaomorpha, genus Aglaomorpha - epiphytic ferns of tropical Asia
Campyloneurum, genus Campyloneurum - epiphytic ferns of tropical America
Drymoglossum, genus Drymoglossum - epiphytic ferns of Madagascar to tropical Asia and New Guinea
Drynaria, genus Drynaria - large robust epiphytic ferns of tropical forest and scrub; Africa and Asia and Australia
genus Lecanopteris - epiphytic ferns of southeastern Asia to New Guinea
genus Microgramma, Microgramma - epiphytic ferns of tropical America and Africa
genus Microsorium, Microsorium - tropical usually epiphytic ferns; Africa to Asia and Polynesia to Australia
genus Phlebodium, Phlebodium - chiefly epiphytic tropical ferns with free veins bearing sori
genus Platycerium, Platycerium - often epiphytic tropical Old World ferns
genus Pyrrosia, Pyrrosia - epiphytic or lithophytic or terrestrial ferns of tropical Old World
genus Solanopteris, Solanopteris - tropical American epiphytic ferns having rhizomes with tubers and roots as well as scales
Cyclophorus, genus Cyclophorus - tropical Old World ferns having closely crowded circular sori and no indusia
genus Vittaria, Vittaria - tropical epiphytic ferns with straplike fronds
Asplenium, genus Asplenium - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
Camptosorus, genus Camptosorus - classification used in some especially former systems for plants usually placed in genus Asplenium
Ceterach, genus Ceterach - small genus of Old World ferns; superseded in some classification systems which place plants of this genus in e.g. genera Asplenium and Pleurosorus
genus Pleurosorus, Pleurosorus - small genus comprising terrestrial ferns; found in Chile and Spain and Morocco and Australia and New Zealand
References in periodicals archive ?
Rhopalotricha, a new subgenus of the fern genus Lastreopsis (Dryopteridaceae).
Species relationships and farina evolution in the cheilanthoid fern genus Argyrochosma (Pteridaceae).
Organography, branching, and the problem of leaf versus bud differentiation in the vining epiphytic fern genus Microgramma.
Molecular phylogeny, character evolution, and biogeography of the grammitid fern genus Lellingeria (Polypodiaceae).
Elaphoglossum (Dryopteridaceae) is a large fern genus of some 600 species widely distributed in the tropics, especially in the New World, with a few species reaching temperate regions (Rouhan et al.
Phylogeny and divergence time estimates for the fern genus Azolla (Salviniaceae).
The Neotropical fern genus Polytaenium (Crane 1997) includes taxa without domatia and none have leaf nectaries.
A New Combination in the Fern Genus Osmundastrum (Osmundaceae).
We selected the fern genus Blechnum for the following two reasons: first, it comprises numerous species of different morphological and ecological scope breadth (Kramer et al.
RbcL sequences provide phylogenetic insights among sister species of the fern genus Polypodium.
A diploids-first approach to species delimitation and interpreting polyploid evolution in the fern genus Astrolepis (Pteridaceae).