Definition of Dryopteridaceae
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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dryopteridaceae
Literary usage of Dryopteridaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... dryopteridaceae • Athyrium filix-femina (L.) Roth var. angustum (Willd.) Lawson Northern lady fern Herbaceous perennial Damp woods, swamps and thickets, ..."