Definition of Gymnocarpium dryopteris

1. Noun. Bright blue-green fern widely distributed especially in damp acid woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere.

Exact synonyms: Oak Fern, Thelypteris Dryopteris
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Gymnocarpium, Gymnocarpium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gymnocarpium Dryopteris

Gwynedd
Gwynn
Gy
Gyandzhe
Gyanja
Gymnadenia
Gymnadenia conopsea
Gymnadenia odoratissima
Gymnadeniopsis
Gymnamoebida
Gymnelis
Gymnelis viridis
Gymnocalycium
Gymnocarpium
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Gymnocarpium robertianum
Gymnocladus dioica
Gymnogyps
Gymnogyps californianus
Gymnomycota
Gymnopaedia
Gymnopilus
Gymnopilus spectabilis
Gymnopilus validipes
Gymnopilus ventricosus
Gymnorhina
Gymnorhina tibicen
Gymnosporangium

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 ..."

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