Definition of Pityrogramma
1. Noun. Terrestrial tropical ferns having fronds with powdery yellowish or white undersides; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Pteridaceae, Pteridaceae
Member holonyms: Pityrogramma Argentea, Silver Fern, Pityrogramma Calomelanos, Silver Fern, Golden Fern, Pityrogramma Calomelanos Aureoflava, Gold Fern, Pityrogramma Chrysophylla
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pityrogramma
Literary usage of Pityrogramma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"... very common on the Island—the viscid gold back we may call it for lack of an English name. Its Latin appellation is, at the present time, Pityrogramma ..."