Definition of Aspleniaceae
1. Noun. One of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Asplenium, Pleurosorus, Schaffneria.
Generic synonyms: Fern Family
Group relationships: Filicales, Order Filicales, Order Polypodiales, Polypodiales
Member holonyms: Asplenium, Genus Asplenium, Camptosorus, Genus Camptosorus, Genus Pleurosorus, Pleurosorus, Genus Schaffneria, Schaffneria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspleniaceae
Literary usage of Aspleniaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"F aspleniaceae •Asplenium bradleyi D.Eaton Bradley's spleenwort Herbaceous perennial Dry, shaded crevices of noncalcareous rock. ..."