fern family

noun
families of ferns and fern allies
Hypernyms: ↑family
Hyponyms:
Hymenophyllaceae, ↑family Hymenophyllaceae, ↑Osmundaceae, ↑family Osmundaceae, ↑Schizaeaceae, ↑family Schizaeaceae, ↑Marsileaceae, ↑family Marsileaceae, ↑Salviniaceae, ↑family Salviniaceae, ↑Azollaceae, ↑family Azollaceae, ↑Ophioglossaceae, ↑family Ophioglossaceae, ↑Gleicheniaceae, ↑family Gleicheniaceae, ↑Parkeriaceae, ↑family Parkeriaceae, ↑Polypodiaceae, ↑family Polypodiaceae, ↑Adiantaceae, ↑family Adiantaceae, ↑Vittariaceae, ↑family Vittariaceae, ↑Aspleniaceae, ↑family Aspleniaceae, ↑Blechnaceae, ↑family Blechnaceae, ↑Cyatheaceae, ↑family Cyatheaceae, ↑Davalliaceae, ↑family Davalliaceae, ↑Dennstaedtiaceae, ↑family Dennstaedtiaceae, ↑Dicksoniaceae, ↑family Dicksoniaceae, ↑Dryopteridaceae, ↑family Dryopteridaceae, ↑Athyriaceae, ↑family Athyriaceae, ↑Lomariopsidaceae, ↑family Lomariopsidaceae, ↑Lophosoriaceae, ↑family Lophosoriaceae, ↑Loxomataceae, ↑family Loxomataceae, ↑Oleandraceae, ↑family Oleandraceae, ↑Pteridaceae, ↑family Pteridaceae, ↑Marattiaceae, ↑family Marattiaceae, ↑Psilotaceae, ↑family Psilotaceae, ↑Psilophytaceae, ↑family Psilophytaceae, ↑Rhyniaceae, ↑family Rhyniaceae, ↑Equisetaceae, ↑family Equisetaceae, ↑horsetail family, ↑Lepidodendraceae, ↑family Lepidodendraceae, ↑Lycopodiaceae, ↑family Lycopodiaceae, ↑clubmoss family, ↑Selaginellaceae, ↑family Selaginellaceae, ↑Isoetaceae, ↑family Isoetaceae, ↑quillwort family, ↑Cryptogrammataceae, ↑family Cryptogrammataceae, ↑Thelypteridaceae, ↑family Thelypteridaceae
Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridophyta, ↑division Pteridophyta

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  • fern — fernless, adj. fernlike, adj. /ferrn/, n. any seedless, nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, of tropical to temperate regions, characterized by true roots produced from a rhizome, triangular fronds that uncoil upward and have a… …   Universalium

  • Fern — /ferrn/, n. a female given name. * * * Any of about 10,000–12,000 species (division Filicophyta) of nonflowering vascular plants that have true roots, stems, and complex leaves and reproduce by spores. Though ferns were once classified with the… …   Universalium

  • 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

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

  • family Equisetaceae — noun sole surviving family of the Equisetales: fern allies • Syn: ↑Equisetaceae, ↑horsetail family • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms: ↑Equisetales, ↑order Equisetales …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Lycopodiaceae — noun a family of ferns belonging to the order Lycopodiales • Syn: ↑Lycopodiaceae, ↑clubmoss family • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lycopodiales, ↑order Lycopodiales …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Adiantaceae — noun used in some classification systems for some genera of the family Polypodiaceae (or Pteridaceae) • Syn: ↑Adiantaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑class Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Blechnaceae — noun one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Blechnum, Doodia, Sadleria, Stenochlaena, and Woodwardia • Syn: ↑Blechnaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Cryptogrammataceae — noun one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems • Syn: ↑Cryptogrammataceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicopsida, ↑class Filicopsida, ↑Filicinae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Gleicheniaceae — noun a family of ferns belonging to order Filicales • Syn: ↑Gleicheniaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms: ↑Filicales, ↑order Filicales, ↑Polypodiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

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