Definition of Genus Olfersia
1. Noun. Genus of fern having only one species.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Family Athyriaceae, Family Dryopteridaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Olfersia
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. ..."