Definition of Phegopteris
1. Noun. Beech ferns: genus is variously classified: considered alternative name for genus Dryopteris or included in genus Thelypteris.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Thelypteridaceae, Thelypteridaceae
Member holonyms: Beech Fern
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phegopteris
Literary usage of Phegopteris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Linnean Fern Bulletin by Willard Nelson Clute, Linnaean Fern Chapter (1893)
"... often occur in these barren places, but its relatives of the genus Phegopteris differ from it in habitat almost as much as their fronds do in texture. ..."
2. A History of British Ferns by Edward Newman (1854)
"Phegopteris, Bab. 408. Gymnocarpium Phegopteris, Newm. Phyt. iv. ... The specific name of Phegopteris is of universal acceptation, although both this, ..."
3. Manual of the Botany (Phaenogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"Phegopteris, Fee. Sori on the back of the veins below their attenuated apices. Differs from Aspidium only in having no ..."