Definition of Genus Davallia

1. Noun. Old World tropical fern; in some classification systems placed directly in family Polypodiaceae.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Davallia

genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta
genus Dasypus
genus Dasyurus
genus Datura
genus Daubentonia
genus Daucus
genus Davallia (current term)
genus Daviesia
genus Decapterus
genus Decumaria
genus Deinocheirus
genus Deinonychus
genus Delairea
genus Delichon
genus Delonix
genus Delphinapterus
genus Delphinium
genus Delphinus
genus Dendranthema
genus Dendraspis
genus Dendroaspis

Literary usage of Genus Davallia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"The result of Sir William Hooker's view, as thus expressed, has been that he grouped several genera of other authors under the comprehensive genus Davallia. ..."

2. Species Filicum: Being Descriptions of the Known Ferns, Particularly of Such by William Jackson Hooker (1846)
"... in part, I'r. consider to be the type of that author's genus Davallia. It is a natural OBS. This group has its representative in D. Canariensis, Sm., ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... which include the large tropical genus Davallia, the sorus is near the margin, and inclosed in a pocket-like indusium. ..."

4. The London Journal of Botany by William Jackson Hooker (1842)
"... venules are not combined; each venule bearing on its apex a simple round sorus, which may be viewed as characteristic of the following genus Davallia ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of Cryptogamous Plants: In Letters by Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel (1807)
"is taken from Adiantum aculeatum, which has been, in my opinion, erroneously referred to the genus Davallia*, There are but two European species of Adiantum ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Genus Davallia on Dictionary.com!Search for Genus Davallia on Thesaurus.com!Search for Genus Davallia on Google!Search for Genus Davallia on Wikipedia!

Search