Definition of Doodia

1. Noun. Any fern of the genus Doodia having pinnate fronds with sharply dentate pinnae.

Exact synonyms: Rasp Fern
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Doodia



2. Noun. In some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; small terrestrial colony-forming ferns of Australasia.
Exact synonyms: Genus Doodia
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Blechnaceae, Family Blechnaceae
Member holonyms: Rasp Fern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doodia

doober
doobers
doobie
doobies
doobries
doobry
doobs
dooced
doocot
doocots
dood
doodad
doodads
doodah
doodahs
doodia (current term)
doodies
doodlebug
doodlebugger
doodlebuggers
doodlebugs
doodled
doodlelike
doodler
doodlers
doodles
doodlesack
doodley-squat
doodling

Literary usage of Doodia

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

1. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1849)
"the fronds are not much unlike doodia and Woodwardia ; but the venation is more simple : and when the fructifications, as is sometimes the case, ..."

2. Exotic Flora: Containing Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare Or Otherwise by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1823)
"Br. doodia caudata, BR. Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. p. 151. Woodwardia caudata, CAT. Demonstr. n. 653.—SWARTZ, Syn. Fil, p. 116. ..."

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