Definition of Genus Schizaea
1. Noun. Type genus of the Schizaeaceae cosmopolitan especially in tropics; small leptosporangiate ferns: curly grass fern.
Group relationships: Family Schizaeaceae, Schizaeaceae
Member holonyms: Curly Grass, Curly Grass Fern, Schizaea Pusilla
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
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Literary usage of Genus Schizaea
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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... of the genus Schizaea as limited by Hooker, and this portion of the genus may well be separated ..."
2. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"Subsequently the stele dilated, perhaps to accommodate the enlarging leaf-traces,1 as seen in the genus Schizaea; and became even ..."
3. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... genus Schizaea—one preferring the most exposed situations, the other nestling under bushes, and both in considerable quantity—looking so very tropical ..."
4. An Introduction to the Study of Cryptogamous Plants: In Letters by Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel (1807)
"... Acrost. barbatum L. an Osmunda; Acrost. pecti- natum, dichotomum and spicatum, of the same author, belong to the genus Schizaea. ..."