temperate and tropical lady ferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or in the genus Asplenium
Syn: ↑genus Athyrium
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
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\\əˈthirēəm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek athoros without sperm (from a- a- (II) + thoros semen) + New Latin -ium; akin to Middle Irish dairim I leap upon, Sanskrit dhārāstream
: a genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) differing from Asplenium (in which it is often included) in having curved or lunate sori — compare lady fern

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  • Athyrium — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Athyrium Athyrium niponicum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Athyrium — Athyrium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Athyrium — n. 1. 1 a genus temperate and tropical lady ferns; in some classifications placed in family {Polypodiaceae} or in the genus {{Asplenium}}. Syn: genus {Athyrium}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • athyrium — ● athyrium nom masculin (du grec thurion, petite porte) Nom générique de la fougère dite, à tort, fougère femelle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Athyrium — Athyrium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Athyrium — Frauenfarne Wald Frauenfarn (Athyrium filix femina) Systematik Unterreich: Gefäßpflanzen (Tracheobionta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Athyrium — Taxobox name = Athyrium image width = 240px image caption = Athyrium filix femina regnum = Plantae divisio = Pteridophyta classis = Pteridopsida ordo = Polypodiales familia = Woodsiaceae genus = Athyrium genus authority = Roth subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Athyrium — ID 8650 Symbol Key ATHYR Common Name ladyfern Family Dryopteridaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Athyrium — …   Википедия

  • athyrium — athyr·i·um …   English syllables

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