Definition of Pyrrosia
1. Noun. Epiphytic or lithophytic or terrestrial ferns of tropical Old World.
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
Literary usage of Pyrrosia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."