Definition of Family Osmundaceae

1. Noun. Large family of ferns widely distributed in temperate and tropical areas.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Osmundaceae

family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae (current term)
family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae
family Otariidae
family Otididae
family Oxalidaceae
family Oxyuridae
family Paeoniaceae
family Paguridae
family Palaemonidae
family Palinuridae
family Palmaceae
family Palmae
family Pandanaceae

Literary usage of Family Osmundaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Evolution of Plants by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1911)
"As we have seen, they show direct continuity with the family Osmundaceae; they also have points ..."

2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1913)
"One of the genera belongs to the family Osmundaceae and the remaining to the family Polypodiaceae. Two families of fern-allies, Salviniaceae and Psilotaceae ..."

3. Manual of the Flora of Jackson County, Missouri by Kenneth Kent Mackenzie, Benjamin Franklin Bush (1902)
"FAMILY. OSMUNDACEAE R. Br. Differs from POLYPODIACEAE in the sporangia having no elastic ring or very slight traces of one. Sterile and fertile portions of ..."

4. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1907)
"Family OSMUNDACEAE. Genus OSMUNDA Linne. OSMUNDA Sp. ? Plate LXVII, Fig. 3. Description.—This specimen is one of the many masses of rootlets, ..."

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