family Dryopteridaceae

noun
alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
Hypernyms: ↑fern family
Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑class Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae, ↑class Filicinae
Member Meronyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dryopteridaceae — Dryopteris carthusiana Scientific classification Kingdom: Plan …   Wikipedia

  • Dryopteridaceae — noun alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems • Syn: ↑family Dryopteridaceae, ↑Athyriaceae, ↑family Athyriaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Athyriaceae — noun alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems • Syn: ↑Dryopteridaceae, ↑family Dryopteridaceae, ↑Athyriaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dryopteridaceae — ▪ plant family  the shield fern family, containing 40–50 genera and about 1,700 species, in the division Pteridophyta (the lower vascular plants (plant)). Dryopteridaceae are distributed nearly worldwide but are most diverse in temperate regions… …   Universalium

  • family Polypodiaceae — noun ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fern family — noun families of ferns and fern allies • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Hymenophyllaceae, ↑family Hymenophyllaceae, ↑Osmundaceae, ↑family Osmundaceae, ↑Schizaeaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Canadian plants by family D — Main page: List of Canadian plants by familyFamilies: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I J K | L | M | N | O | P Q | R | S | T | U V W | X Y Z Daltoniaceae * Daltonia splachnoides Dennstaedtiaceae * Dennstaedtia punctilobula eastern hay scented… …   Wikipedia

  • shield fern — noun any of various ferns of the genera Dryopteris or Polystichum or Lastreopsis having somewhat shield shaped coverings on the sori • Syn: ↑buckler fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Hyponyms: ↑broad buckler fern, ↑Dryopteris dilatata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Filicinae — noun ferns • Syn: ↑Filicopsida, ↑class Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridophyta, ↑division Pteridophyta …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Filicopsida — noun ferns • Syn: ↑Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae, ↑class Filicinae • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridophyta, ↑division Pteridophyta …   Useful english dictionary

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.