genus Pteris

noun
large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropics; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae
Syn: ↑Pteris
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridaceae, ↑family Pteridaceae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Pteris — noun large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropics; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Pteris • Hypernyms: ↑fern genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridaceae, ↑family Pteridaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pteris adscensionis — Taxobox name = Pteris adscensionis status = CR | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Plantae divisio = Polypodiophyta classis = Polypodiopsida ordo = Pteridales familia = Pteridaceae genus = Pteris species = P. adscensionis binomial = Pteris… …   Wikipedia

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  • Pteris cretica — noun cultivated in many varieties as houseplants • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteris, ↑genus Pteris …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pteris multifida — noun Asiatic fern introduced in America • Syn: ↑spider brake, ↑spider fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteris, ↑genus Pteris …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pteris serrulata — noun fern of North Africa and Azores and Canary Islands • Syn: ↑ribbon fern, ↑spider fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteris, ↑genus Pteris …   Useful english dictionary

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