Definition of Danaea
1. Noun. Fairly small terrestrial ferns of tropical America.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Marattiaceae, Marattiaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Danaea
Literary usage of Danaea
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"... or Danaea, although in the latter genera the stipules are more distinct. The development of stipular structures is especially marked in both ..."
2. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"In putting a morphological interpretation on these facts it is to be remembered that the genus Danaea has in many of its species very long sori compared ..."
3. Fossil Botany: Being an Introduction to Palaeophytology from the Standpoint by Hermann Solms-Laubach, Henry Edward Fowler Garnsey (1891)
"The sori of this handsome fern, which is peculiar to the Keuper coal-beds, agree very fairly in habit with those of Danaea. They too appear, according to ..."
4. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"Branching of the stem occurs only in Danaea ; in ... but in Danaea by a single apical pore; the wall of the mature sporangium consists of several layers of ..."
5. Morphology of Spermatophytes by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1901)
"... and in Danaea. At maturity the tissue between the two rows of sporangia apparently breaks down, ... and Danaea, whether these structures be called sori, ..."