Definition of Genus Dennstaedtia
1. Noun. Chiefly terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Dennstaedtiaceae, Family Dennstaedtiaceae
Member holonyms: Boulder Fern, Dennstaedtia Punctilobula, Hay-scented, Hay-scented Fern, Scented Fern
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dennstaedtia
Literary usage of Genus Dennstaedtia
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)
"It will be seen later that this structure is in principle the same as that seen in the genus Dennstaedtia, allowance being made for difference in size, ..."
2. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1918)
"The genus Dennstaedtia is a large group comprising more than 60 species. They are of wide, mainly tropical distribution, ..."