Definition of Genus Botrychium
1. Noun. Grape fern; moonwort.
Group relationships: Family Ophioglossaceae, Ophioglossaceae
Member holonyms: Grape Fern
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Botrychium
Literary usage of Genus Botrychium
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1. A History of British Ferns by Edward Newman (1854)
"The genus Botrychium was divided by Swartz from the Linnean genus Osmunda, and has been adopted by nearly all subsequent botanists. ..."
2. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"In Isoetes the orientation may vary between wide limits even in the same species.1 But a still more interesting case is that of the genus Botrychium: in B. ..."
3. The Eusporangiatae: The Comparative Morphology of the Ophioglossaceae and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1911)
"... of these is very uncertain and much confusion exists as to the limits of certain species. The second genus, Botrychium, belongs mainly to the temperate ..."
4. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"In the genus Botrychium both are branched and in parallel planes FIG. 289.—Longitudinal section through the lower part of a mature plant of Botrychium ..."
5. Studies in Natural History by University of Iowa (1899)
"... and the latter name might again be retained for the genus Botrychium on the ground that the first species of the genus is the type, and the first ..."
6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"In the second genus, Botrychium, most of whose species are plants of the temperate zones, both the fertile and sterile segments of the leaf as is well known ..."
7. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"BOTRYCHIUM The genus Botrychium includes several exceedingly variable species, the simplest forms, like B. simplex (Fig. 141, A, B), being very close to ..."