Definition of Athyriaceae
1. Noun. Alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems.
Generic synonyms: Fern Family
Group relationships: Class Filicinae, Class Filicopsida, Filicinae, Filicopsida
Member holonyms: Buckler Fern, Shield Fern, Dryopteris, Genus Dryopteris, Athyrium, Genus Athyrium, Cyrtomium, Genus Cyrtomium, Cystopteris, Genus Cystopteris, Deparia, Genus Deparia, Diacalpa, Genus Diacalpa, Genus Gymnocarpium, Gymnocarpium, Genus Lastreopsis, Lastreopsis, Genus Matteuccia, Genus Pteretis, Matteuccia, Pteretis, Genus Olfersia, Olfersia, Genus Onoclea, Onoclea, Genus Polybotria, Genus Polybotrya, Polybotria, Polybotrya, Genus Polystichum, Polystichum, Genus Rumohra, Rumohra, Genus Tectaria, Tectaria, Genus Woodsia
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