Definition of Genus Davallia
1. Noun. Old World tropical fern; in some classification systems placed directly in family Polypodiaceae.
Group relationships: Davalliaceae, Family Davalliaceae
Member holonyms: Davallia, Hare's-foot Fern, Canary Island Hare's Foot Fern, Davallia Canariensis, Australian Hare's Foot, Davallia Pyxidata, Ball Fern, Davalia Bullata, Davalia Bullata Mariesii, Davallia Mariesii, Squirrel's-foot Fern
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Davallia
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 ..."