Definition of Lophosoria
1. Noun. One species: tree fern of Central and South America.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Lophosoriaceae, Lophosoriaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lophosoria
Literary usage of Lophosoria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... Lophosoria has a dense bloom on the under side of the leaves and is somewhat xerophytic in habit. It haa merely a woody base. ..."
2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1904)
"A species of Lophosoria has a dense bloom on the under side of the leaves and is somewhat xerophytic in habit. It has merely a woody base. ..."
3. Historia filicum: An Exposition of the Nature, Number and Organography of by John Smith (1875)
"OBS. —In some specimens of T. elegans the line of sori is not so complete as in T. excelsa. 134.—Lophosoria, Presl. (1847.) Alsophila, sp., Hook. Sp. Fil. ..."