Definition of Gymnocarpium dryopteris
1. Noun. Bright blue-green fern widely distributed especially in damp acid woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere.
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Gymnocarpium, Gymnocarpium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gymnocarpium Dryopteris
Literary usage of Gymnocarpium dryopteris
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1. A History of British Ferns by Edward Newman (1854)
"gymnocarpium dryopteris, Newm. Phytol. iv. 371, App. xxiv. The name of " oak fern," derived from "Dryopteris," appears as inapplicable to this species as ..."
2. The British Ferns: Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions, with the Needful ...by William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1861)
"... and GYMNOCARPIUM Dryopteris. Newm. Hob. England and Scotland, frequent in the mountain districts; rare in Ireland, said there only to be found in the ..."