family Davalliaceae


family Davalliaceae
noun
one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
Syn: ↑Davalliaceae
Hypernyms: ↑fern family
Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑class Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae, ↑class Filicinae
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Davallia

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  • Davalliaceae — n. one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera {Araiostegia}; {Davallia}; {Davallodes}; {Gymnogrammitis}; {Humata}; {Leucostegia}; {Scyphularia}; {Trogostolon}. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Davalliaceae — noun one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems • Syn: ↑family Davalliaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑class Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Davalliaceae — ▪ plant family  the hanging fern family, containing 4–5 genera and 65 species, in the division Pteridophyta (the lower vascular plants (plant)). The family is mostly restricted to tropical regions, especially in the Old World. Most of the species …   Universalium

  • family Polypodiaceae — noun 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) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fern family — noun families of ferns and fern allies • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Hymenophyllaceae, ↑family Hymenophyllaceae, ↑Osmundaceae, ↑family Osmundaceae, ↑Schizaeaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fern — fernless, adj. fernlike, adj. /ferrn/, n. any seedless, nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, of tropical to temperate regions, characterized by true roots produced from a rhizome, triangular fronds that uncoil upward and have a… …   Universalium

  • Fern — /ferrn/, n. a female given name. * * * Any of about 10,000–12,000 species (division Filicophyta) of nonflowering vascular plants that have true roots, stems, and complex leaves and reproduce by spores. Though ferns were once classified with the… …   Universalium

  • class Filicinae — noun ferns • Syn: ↑Filicopsida, ↑class Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridophyta, ↑division Pteridophyta …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Filicopsida — noun ferns • Syn: ↑Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae, ↑class Filicinae • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridophyta, ↑division Pteridophyta …   Useful english dictionary


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