Definition of Asplenium
1. Noun. In some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Aspleniaceae, Family Aspleniaceae
Member holonyms: Spleenwort, Asplenium Nidus, Bird's Nest Fern, Asplenium Scolopendrium, Hart's-tongue, Hart's-tongue Fern, Phyllitis Scolopendrium, Asplenium Ceterach, Ceterach Officinarum, Scale Fern, Scaly Fern
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asplenium
Literary usage of Asplenium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the Germination, Development, and Fructification of the Higher by Wilhelm Hofmeister, Frederick Currey (1862)
"... asplenium filix-femina, Struthiopteris germanica and other ferns. asplenium filix-femina; asplenium ..."
2. The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion (1869)
"asplenium alatum. — For filling a basket in the stove this is one of the most ... asplenium bulbiferum. — Undoubtedly one of the finest of the family, ..."
3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner Von Marilaun (1902)
"It is sufficient to mention here that buds very frequently occur on the fronds of Ferns; indeed, certain species, eg asplenium bulbiferum (see fig. ..."