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
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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. ..."