Definition of Buckler fern
1. Noun. Any of various ferns of the genera Dryopteris or Polystichum or Lastreopsis having somewhat shield-shaped coverings on the sori.
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Family Athyriaceae, Family Dryopteridaceae
Specialized synonyms: Broad Buckler-fern, Dryopteris Dilatata, Dryopteris Goldiana, Goldie's Fern, Goldie's Shield Fern, Goldie's Wood Fern, Polystichum Setiferum, Soft Shield Fern
Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckler Fern
Literary usage of Buckler fern
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Where to Find Ferns: With a Special Chapter on the Ferns Round London by Francis George Heath (1885)
"... buckler fern), Polystichum aculeatum (Hard Prickly Shield Fern). CHINGFORD. Polystichum aculeatum (Hard Prickly Shield Fern), Pteris aquilina (Bracken). ..."
2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Hay- scented buckler fern. — An elegant Scottish and Irish Fern closely related ... Broad buckler fern.—This well-known hardy Fern is closely related to N. ..."
3. Ferns: British and Exotic by Edward Joseph Lowe (1868)
"The form nanum, or "Dwarf prickly-toothed buckler fern," from Settle and ... The form dumetorum, or "Thicket prickly-toothed buckler fern," is also dwarf, ..."