Definition of Genus Olfersia

1. Noun. Genus of fern having only one species.

Exact synonyms: Olfersia
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Family Athyriaceae, Family Dryopteridaceae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Olfersia

genus Ocyurus
genus Odobenus
genus Odocoileus
genus Odontaspis
genus Odontoglossum
genus Odontophorus
genus Oecanthus
genus Oedogonium
genus Oenanthe
genus Oenothera
genus Oestrus
genus Okapia
genus Olea
genus Oleandra
genus Olearia
genus Olfersia (current term)
genus Oligoplites
genus Oligoporus
genus Ommastrephes
genus Omphalotus
genus Onchorynchus
genus Oncidium
genus Ondatra
genus Oniscus
genus Onobrychis
genus Onoclea
genus Ononis
genus Onopordon
genus Onopordum
genus Onosmodium

Literary usage of Genus Olfersia

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

1. Historia filicum: An Exposition of the Nature, Number and Organography of by John Smith (1875)
"... zigzag or straight vein, similar to that of the genus Olfersia, but which has pinnate fronds, and also differs in the nature of its vernation. ..."

2. Annual Report by Columbus Horticultural Society, Columbus, Ohio (1899)
"They are members of the genus Olfersia. This is a genus of parasitic flies which infests birds, and its members are peculiar in that they possess well ..."

3. Insect Life by Division of Entomology, United States Bureau of Entomology (1892)
"... to the genus Olfersia and, as far as can be determined by comparison with tin« National Museum collection, it is a new species.—[April 26,1892. ..."

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