Definition of Genus Trichomanes
1. Noun. Bristle ferns; kidney ferns.
Group relationships: Family Hymenophyllaceae, Hymenophyllaceae
Member holonyms: Bristle Fern, Filmy Fern
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trichomanes
Literary usage of Genus Trichomanes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1844)
"... and we hold it needful either to adhere, with Linnaeus, to the genus Trichomanes, or to adopt the generic subdivisions to their fullest extent. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"In the genus Trichomanes the sporangia are attached to the protruding vein and the sorus has a vase-like form (fig. 34, B). ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"In the genus Trichomanes the sporangia ... This elongation of the veins beyond the margin gives this genus Trichomanes its name (Greek, thri.v, hair). ..."
4. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"It would appear probable that the latter are specialised and derivative forms, and they occur more freely in the genus Trichomanes, which there is good ..."
5. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"... or extra-tropical regions of damp and mild temperature. Great Britain only owns one species of the genus Trichomanes, and two of the genus ..."