Definition of Pyrrosia

1. Noun. Epiphytic or lithophytic or terrestrial ferns of tropical Old World.

Exact synonyms: Genus Pyrrosia
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae
Member holonyms: Cyclophorus Lingua, Felt Fern, Pyrrosia Lingua, Tongue Fern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrrosia

Pyrophorus noctiluca
Pyrrhic
Pyrrhic victories
Pyrrhic victory
Pyrrhocoridae
Pyrrhonian
Pyrrhonism
Pyrrhonisms
Pyrrhonist
Pyrrhonists
Pyrrhula
Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Pyrrhuloxia sinuata
Pyrrhus
Pyrrophyta
Pyrrosia (current term)
Pyrrosia lingua
Pyrularia
Pyrularia pubera
Pyrus
Pyrus communis
Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Pythagoras
Pythagorean
Pythagorean theorem
Pythagorean triple
Pythagoreanism
Pythagoreans
Pythagorism
Pythagorize

Literary usage of Pyrrosia

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1. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1892)
"... includes it in his genus Pyrrosia. E. Desvoidy thus defines the genus : " Tous les caractères du Genre ..."

2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1905)
"... 48 (Pyrrosia). VAN DER WULP, Biologia, Dipt., 11, 132, 1890, notes and table of Mexican species (Myobia). TOWNSEND, Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc.. xxn, 75, ..."

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