Definition of Genus psilotum

1. Noun. Type genus of the Psilotaceae.

Exact synonyms: Psilotum
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Psilotaceae, Psilotaceae
Member holonyms: Whisk Fern



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Psilotum

genus Pseudaletia
genus Pseudechis
genus Pseudemys
genus Pseudobombax
genus Pseudococcus
genus Pseudocolus
genus Pseudolarix
genus Pseudomonas
genus Pseudopleuronectes
genus Pseudoryx
genus Pseudotaxus
genus Pseudotsuga
genus Pseudowintera
genus Psidium
genus Psilophyton
genus Psilotum
genus Psithyrus
genus Psittacosaurus
genus Psittacula
genus Psittacus
genus Psophia
genus Psophocarpus
genus Psoralea
genus Psychopsis
genus Psychotria
genus Pteretis
genus Pteridium
genus Pteris
genus Pternohyla
genus Pterocarpus

Literary usage of Genus psilotum

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1. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Julius Sachs (1887)
"... &c\ The whole Cryptogamic class Equisetaceae (Horsetails) also belongs here, as well as the genus Psilotum included in the Lycopodiaceae. ..."

2. Illustrations of the Geology of Sussex: Containing a General View of the by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1827)
"Stokes and Webb, from the shape of its frond, supposed that it resembled the plants of the genus psilotum; but from the disposition of the vessels in the ..."

3. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1890)
"... includes the genus Psilotum, with two species which are found in the tropics of both hemispheres, and the genus ..."

4. The Geological History of Plants by John William Dawson (1888)
"It is so named from its resemblance, in some respects, to the curious parasitic Lycopods placed in the modern genus Psilotum. Several species have been ..."

5. The Geology of the South-east of England by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1833)
"Stokes and Webb, from the shape of its frond, supposed that it resembled the plants of the genus Psilotum ; but from the disposition of the vessels in the ..."

6. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1847)
"In favour of this view may be instanced the two- or three-chambered fruit of the foreign genus Psilotum, in which, at its first appearance, ..."

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