Definition of Genus marsilea
1. Noun. Clover ferns.
Group relationships: Family Marsileaceae, Marsileaceae
Member holonyms: Clover Fern, Pepperwort, Marsilea Quadrifolia, Water Clover
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Marsilea
Literary usage of Genus marsilea
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1. Antediluvian Phytology: Illustrated by a Collection of the Fossil Remains of by Edmund Tyrell Artis (1825)
"... Brongniart is inclined to consider that these belong to seme extinct genus of plants, allied, although perfectly distinct, to the recent genus marsilea. ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"That circumstance has led to the notion that it wa» related to ferns, especially to the genus Marsilea, ..."
3. The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World by John George Wood (1882)
"The nardoo plant is one of the ferns, and those of my readers who are skilled in botany will find it in the genus Marsilea. Like many of the ferns, ..."