Vittaria

noun
tropical epiphytic ferns with straplike fronds
Syn: ↑genus Vittaria
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Vittariaceae, ↑family Vittariaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑grass fern, ↑ribbon fern, ↑Vittaria lineata

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\\və̇ˈta(a)rēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin vitta fillet + New Latin -aria — more at vitta
: a genus of tropical epiphytic ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having narrow grasslike fronds and linear marginal sori in continuous lines — see grass fern, ribbon fern

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Vittarĭa — (V. Sm.), Farrenkrautgattung aus der Familie der Polypodiaceae Polypodieae; Arten in Brasilien, Nepaul, auf den Sandwichinseln …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Vittaria — Taxobox name = Vittaria regnum = Plantae divisio = Polypodiophyta classis = Polypodiopsida ordo = Pteridales familia = Vittariaceae genus = Vittaria Vittaria is a genus of fern in family Vittariaceae. It contains the following species (but this… …   Wikipedia

  • Vittaria — ID 88653 Symbol Key VITTA Common Name shoestring fern Family Vittariaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, HI, IN, KY, LA, MD, NC, NY, OH, PA, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV Growth Habit …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Vittaria Sm. — Symbol VITTA Common Name shoestring fern Botanical Family Vittariaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • vittaria — vit·tar·ia …   English syllables

  • Vittaria longipes — Taxobox name = Vittaria longipes status = DD | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Plantae divisio = Polypodiophyta classis = Polypodiopsida ordo = Pteridales familia = Vittariaceae genus = Vittaria species = V. longipes binomial = Vittaria longipes …   Wikipedia

  • Vittaria appalachiana — ID 88654 Symbol Key VIAP2 Common Name Appalachian shoestring fern Family Vittariaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MD, NC, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Vittaria lineata — noun epiphytic fern found in lowland forests of tropical America • Syn: ↑grass fern, ↑ribbon fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Vittaria, ↑genus Vittaria …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vittaria costata — ID 88655 Symbol Key VICO10 Common Name redscale shoestring fern Family Vittariaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR Growth Habit Forb/herb Durati …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Vittaria elongata — ID 88657 Symbol Key VIEL3 Common Name stiff shoestring fern Family Vittariaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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