Pityrogramma

noun
terrestrial tropical ferns having fronds with powdery yellowish or white undersides; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
Syn: ↑genus Pityrogramma
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridaceae, ↑family Pteridaceae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌpid.ərōˈgramə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pityron bran + gramma letter — more at gram
: a small genus of terrestrial tropical ferns (family Polypodiaceae) that have fronds with a powdery yellowish or white undersurface and linear dorsal sori — see gold fern, silver fern

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  • Pityrogramma — ID 64413 Symbol Key PITYR Common Name goldback fern Family Pteridaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, HI, PR, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Pityrogramma — Pityrogrạmma   [zu griechisch pítyron »Kleie« und gramme̅ »Schrift«, »Linie«], die Pflanzengattung Goldfarn …   Universal-Lexikon

  • pityrogramma — pit·y·ro·gram·ma …   English syllables

  • Pityrogramma argentea — noun fern of southern tropical Africa having fronds with white undersides • Syn: ↑silver fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Pityrogramma, ↑genus Pityrogramma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pityrogramma calomelanos — noun tropical American fern having fronds with white undersides • Syn: ↑silver fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Pityrogramma, ↑genus Pityrogramma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pityrogramma calomelanos aureoflava — noun tropical American fern having fronds with light golden undersides • Syn: ↑golden fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Pityrogramma, ↑genus Pityrogramma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pityrogramma chrysophylla — noun fern of West Indies and South America having fronds with bright golden yellow undersides • Syn: ↑gold fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Pityrogramma, ↑genus Pityrogramma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pityrogramma mackenneyi — ID 64424 Symbol Key PIMA12 Common Name N/A Family Pteridaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI Growth Habit Forb/herb Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Pityrogramma austroamericana — ID 64414 Symbol Key PIAU4 Common Name leatherleaf goldback fern Family Pteridaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI, PR Growth Habit Forb/herb Dur …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Pityrogramma calomelanos — ID 64417 Symbol Key PICA4 Common Name Dixie silverback fern Family Pteridaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, HI, PR, VI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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