Definition of Genus Scolopendrium
1. Noun. A genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae (in some classification systems included in genus Asplenium).
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Scolopendrium
Literary usage of Genus Scolopendrium
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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1861)
"The treatment of the genus Scolopendrium is very simple: a soil containing an abundance of vegetable matter, such as decayed wood leaves, etc., ..."
2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"Smith is usually credited with the genus Scolopendrium but that, as we have seen, was used long before by Adanson. He is frequently credited also with ..."
3. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"A plant, according to some, of the genus Scolopendrium ; others as-inn it to the genus AIJI/I ninni. IMi.! Ho ilium. In Botany, the petiole of a leaf when ..."
4. A History of British Ferns by Edward Newman (1854)
"... not in any respect synonymous with the genus Scolopendrium, as constituted by its author, who purposely so moulded it that the species Scolopendrium and ..."