chiefly small perennial rock ferns: bladder ferns; in some classifications placed in Polypodiaceae
Syn: ↑genus Cystopteris
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Meronyms: ↑bladder fern

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\\siˈstäptərə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from cyst- + -pteris
: a genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) of the north temperate zone having a hooded or arched indusium partly under the roundish sori — see bladder fern, fragile fern

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  • Cystopteris — Cystoptĕris Bernh., Blasenfarn, Farngattg. der Polypodiazeen. Mehrere Arten Zierpflanzen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cystopteris — Cystopteris …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Cystopteris — ID 25073 Symbol Key CYSTO Common Name bladderfern Family Dryopteridaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • cystopteris — cys·top·ter·is …   English syllables

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