genus Dryopteris

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Noun1.genus Dryopteris - large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial fernsgenus Dryopteris - 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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Characteristic phloroglucinol derivatives, such as aspidin and flavaspidic acid, have been reported as major constituents of the genus Dryopteris, and they have been found to possess antioxidant, antibacterial, and antitumor promoting activities [7, 8,10].
Chromosome number of 13 species in the genus Dryopteris (Dryopteridaceae) from Yunnan, China.
The genus Dryopteris is a good starting point for anyone new to ferns.