Definition of Genus Phegopteris

1. Noun. Beech ferns: genus is variously classified: considered alternative name for genus Dryopteris or included in genus Thelypteris.

Exact synonyms: Phegopteris
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Thelypteridaceae, Thelypteridaceae
Member holonyms: Beech Fern



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phegopteris

genus Phaethon
genus Phaius
genus Phalacrocorax
genus Phalaenopsis
genus Phalaenoptilus
genus Phalanger
genus Phalangium
genus Phalaris
genus Phalaropus
genus Phallus
genus Pharomacrus
genus Phascogale
genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus
genus Phegopteris (current term)
genus Phellodendron
genus Phenacomys
genus Philadelphus
genus Philaenus
genus Phillyrea
genus Philodendron
genus Philohela
genus Philomachus
genus Philophylla
genus Phlebodium
genus Phlebotomus
genus Phleum
genus Phlomis
genus Phlox

Literary usage of Genus Phegopteris

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

1. The British Ferns: Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions, with the Needful ...by William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1861)
"... which distinguishes Fee's genus Phegopteris from true ... It is singular that while Moore rejects the genus Phegopteris, the cautious ..."

2. Studies in Natural History by University of Iowa (1899)
"In 1850-1852 Fee established the genus Phegopteris to which our species was referred. Up to this point, then, the synonymy would stand as follows: Poly ..."

3. The Linnean Fern Bulletin by Linnaean Fern Chapter, Willard Nelson Clute (1893)
"... often occur in these barren places, but its relatives of the genus Phegopteris differ from it in habitat almost as much as their fronds do in texture. ..."

4. Historia filicum: An Exposition of the Nature, Number and Organography of by John Smith (1875)
"These numerous species vary greatly in the size and circumspection of their fronds, agreeing in general habit with the genus Phegopteris, the want of ..."

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