family Gleicheniaceae


family Gleicheniaceae
noun
a family of ferns belonging to order Filicales
Syn: ↑Gleicheniaceae
Hypernyms: ↑fern family
Member Holonyms: ↑Filicales, ↑order Filicales, ↑Polypodiales, ↑order Polypodiales
Member Meronyms:

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  • Gleicheniaceae — noun a family of ferns belonging to order Filicales • Syn: ↑family Gleicheniaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicales, ↑order Filicales, ↑Polypodiales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gleicheniaceae — ▪ plant family       the forking fern family, containing 6 genera and about 125 species, in the division Pteridophyta (the lower vascular plants (plant)). This relatively primitive family has a long fossil history dating back to the Jurassic… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Filicales — noun true (leptosporangiate) ferns • Syn: ↑order Filicales, ↑Polypodiales, ↑order Polypodiales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Filicales — noun true (leptosporangiate) ferns • Syn: ↑Filicales, ↑Polypodiales, ↑order Polypodiales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Polypodiales — noun true (leptosporangiate) ferns • Syn: ↑Filicales, ↑order Filicales, ↑Polypodiales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polypodiales — noun true (leptosporangiate) ferns • Syn: ↑Filicales, ↑order Filicales, ↑order Polypodiales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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