Definition of Thyrsopteris

1. Noun. A terrestrial tree fern of South America.

Exact synonyms: Thyrsopteris Elegans
Generic synonyms: Tree Fern
Group relationships: Genus Thyrsopteris

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyrsopteris

thyrotropin resistance
thyrotropins
thyroxin
thyroxine
thyroxine-binding globulin
thyroxine-binding protein
thyroxine-binding proteins
thyroxine sodium
thyroxines
thyroxins
thyrse
thyrses
thyrseus
thyrsi
thyrsoid
thyrsopteris (current term)
thyrsus
thysanone
thysanopter
thysanoptera
thysanopteran
thysanopterans
thysanopteron
thysanopterous
thysanopterous insect
thysanopters
thysanura
thysanuran
thysanuran insect
thysanurans

Literary usage of Thyrsopteris

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1. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"thyrsopteris pachyrachis Fontaine, 1890, Mon. US Geol. Surv., vol. xv, 1889, p. ... thyrsopteris elliptica Fontaine, 1898, in Ward, 18th Ann. Kept. US G«ol. ..."

2. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"Some of the smaller species closely resemble small plants of thyrsopteris: like it they have leaves repeatedly pinnate, with numerous sori borne at the ..."

3. A Thousand Days in the Arctic by Frederick George Jackson (1899)
"... two others are said to suggest the genera thyrsopteris and ... by Heer.t but it seems best, for the present, to leave them in the genus thyrsopteris. ..."

4. A Thousand Days in the Arctic by Frederick George Jackson (1899)
"... two others are said to suggest the genera thyrsopteris and ... by Heer.t but it seems best, for the present, to leave them in the genus thyrsopteris. ..."

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