in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae: chain ferns
Syn: ↑genus Woodwardia
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Blechnaceae, ↑family Blechnaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑chain fern

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\\wu̇ˈdwärdēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Thomas J. Woodward died 1820 English botanist + New Latin -ia
: a genus of chain ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having linear lanceolate pinnae and sori in rows

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  • Woodwardia — Woodwardia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Woodwardia — Temporal range: 15.6–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Woodwardia — Wood*war di*a, n. [NL. After Thomas J. Woodward, an English botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of ferns, one species of which ({Woodwardia radicans}) is a showy plant in California, the Azores, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Woodwardĭa — (W. Smith.), Pflanzengattung, genannt nach Sam. Woodward (schr. Synoptical table of brit. organic remains, Lond. 1830), aus der Familie der Farrenkräuter; Arten in Ostindien, Süd u. Nordamerika, Australien u. Japan …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Woodwardia —   Woodwardia Rango temporal: [1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Woodwardia — Woodwardia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Woodwardia — ID 88991 Symbol Key WOODW Common Name chainfern Family Blechnaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NV,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Woodwardia Sm. — Symbol WOODW Common Name chainfern Botanical Family Blechnaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • woodwardia — wood·war·dia …   English syllables

  • Woodwardia radicans — Woodwardia radicans …   Wikipédia en Français

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