Definition of Genus Polypodium

1. Noun. A genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae and having rounded naked sori.

Exact synonyms: Polypodium
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae
Member holonyms: Polypody



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polypodium

genus Polistes
genus Pollachius
genus Polyangium
genus Polyborus
genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium (current term)
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes

Literary usage of Genus Polypodium

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1. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"The genus Polypodium is so called because some of the species have a multitude ... In the genus Polypodium the veins are either free or netted, ..."

2. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1847)
"Had Sir William taken the third volume of Withering in his hand, and turned to the genus Polypodium, divided exactly on the plan he now proposes, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The genus forms a rather natural group of ferns which has commonly been included under the genus Polypodium, and is easily recognized by the vestiture of ..."

4. The Principles of Floriculture by Edward Albert White (1915)
"Order, Polypodiaceae; genus, Polypodium (Greek, mang feet, referring to the extensive root-stocks); species, about 12, of which vulgare, ..."

5. Studien zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des japanischen Riesensalamanders by Charles Stuart Gager, Daniel Lange (1916)
"Genus. Polypodium. Species. vulgare. B. Habitat: 1. Record here your knowledge of the habitat of the specimen studied. The information is to be obtained ..."

6. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1838)
"Recent writers have, with as little hesitation, taken Filix foemina from the genus Polypodium, and placed it in the genus Asplenium. ..."

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