Definition of Genus doodia
1. Noun. In some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; small terrestrial colony-forming ferns of Australasia.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Blechnaceae, Family Blechnaceae
Member holonyms: Doodia, Rasp Fern
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Doodia
Literary usage of Genus doodia
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1. Exotic Flora: Containing Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare Or Otherwise by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1823)
"The genus Doodia is peculiar to New Holland, and was named by our learned countryman Mr BROWN, in honour of SAMUEL DOODY, one of our earliest investigators ..."
2. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"The genus Doodia, which derives its name from Samuel Doody, a London apothecary, who was almost the first investigator of British Cryptogamic Botany, ..."
3. The Flora of Berkshire: Being a Topographical and Historical Account of the by George Claridge Druce (1897)
"His manuscript notes on the Mosses are in the Sloane Collection, and are numbered 2315. Robert Brown named the genus Doodia after him, as Roxburgh's genus ..."