Definition of Todea superba
1. Noun. New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea.
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Leptopteris, Leptopteris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Todea Superba
Literary usage of Todea superba
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1. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... as in the ordinary Leptosporangiate Ferns, while in todea superba, which is also held as filmy by reduction, there is instability between the two types, ..."
2. The Book of Fern Culture by Alfred Hemsley (1908)
"The finest plants of todea superba I have seen were growing round the sides of ... The lovely todea superba may have the globules of water on the surface of ..."
3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1880)
"Of the smaller Ferns, such as todea superba, ... todea superba lost its fronds m winter, and fresh ones are only appearing. ..."
4. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1876)
"For six Filmy Ferns Mr. BS Williams was first with a group of these charming plants, including todea superba pellucida, Hymenophyllum demissum, ..."
5. A Century of Ferns: Being Figures with Brief Descriptions of One Hundred New ...by William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1854)
"todea superba, Colenso, Ferns of N. Zeal. p. 28. Herb. N. Zeal. n. 2306, 793, 113, 1672, and 281. Trichomanes, Banks, in Herb. Jacq. mem. Herb. Imp. Palat. ..."
6. Icones Plantarum: Or Figures, with Brief Descriptive Characters and Remarks ...by William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1854)
"todea superba, Colenso, Ferns of N. Zeal. p. 28. Herb. N. Zeal, n, 2306, 793, 113, 1672, and 281. ..."