genus Dryopteris

noun
large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae
Syn: ↑Dryopteris
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Meronyms: ↑broad buckler-fern, ↑Dryopteris dilatata, ↑wood fern, ↑wood-fern, ↑woodfern

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