Definition of Dryopteris

1. Noun. Large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dryopteris

Dryadella
Dryas
Dryas octopetala
Dryden
Drydenesque
Drydenian
Drymarchon
Drymarchon corais
Drymarchon corais couperi
Drymoglossum
Drynaria
Drynaria rigidula
Dryopithecus
Dryopithecus Rudapithecus hungaricus
Dryopteridaceae
Dryopteris
Dryopteris dilatata
Dryopteris filix-mas
Dryopteris fragrans
Dryopteris goldiana
Dryopteris hexagonoptera
Dryopteris marginalis
Dryopteris noveboracensis
Dryopteris oreades
Dryopteris oreopteris
Dryopteris phegopteris
Dryopteris thelypteris
Dryopteris thelypteris pubescens
Drôme
Dschubba

Literary usage of Dryopteris

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1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
"... appears to me that the latter treatment is the surest, even if completeness is sacrificed. I have limited dryopteris in the sense of Christensen's Index ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1901)
"dryopteris Spinulosum.—DR. H. WOLFF reports the use of the ethereal extract derived from this substance in place of that of male fern in six cases of ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1905)
"A species of dryopteris with fronds eight feet long." takes one through a primeval tropical forest where the undergrowth is so thick that it is necessary to ..."

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