Dicksonia

noun
tree ferns of temperate Australasia having bipinnatifid or tripinnatifid fronds and usually marginal sori; in some classification systems placed in family Cyatheaceae
Syn: ↑genus Dicksonia
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Dicksoniaceae, ↑family Dicksoniaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑soft tree fern, ↑Dicksonia antarctica

* * *

Dicksonia /dik-sōnˈi-ə/
noun
A tropical and southern genus of ferns, mainly tree-ferns
ORIGIN: James Dickson (died 1822), botanist

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dicksonia — Dicksonia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dicksonia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Dicksonia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dicksonia — Baumfarne (Dicksonia antarctica) in Nunniong, Australien. Systematik Abteilung: Gefäßpflanzen (Tracheophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dicksonia — antarctica Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Dicksonia — prop. n. A genus of tree ferns of temperate Australasia having bipinnatifid or tripinnatifid fronds and usually marginal sori; in some classification systems it is placed in the family {Cyatheaceae}. Syn: genus {Dicksonia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dicksonĭa — (D. Herit.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Polypodiaceae Polypodieae; Arten: zahlreiche, zum Theil baumartig u. größtentheils in der heißen Zone heimisch …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dicksonĭa — L Hérit., Farngattung aus der Familie der Cyatheazeen. 1). antarctica Labill. (s. Tafel »Farne I«, Fig. 5), mit 13 m hohem, von einer dicken Wurzelhülle umgebenem Stamm und riesigen Wedeln, in Neuholland, wird bei uns in Kalthäusern kultiviert …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dicksonia — Dicksonĭa L Hérit., Farngattg. der Cyatheazeen; die austral. D. antarctĭca Labill. Zierpflanze des Kalthauses, im Sommer im Freien …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dicksonia — Dicks …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dicksonia — ID 26952 Symbol Key DICKS Common Name tree fern Family Dicksoniaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.