Definition of Genus culcita
1. Noun. Includes some plants usually placed in e.g. genus Dicksonia: terrestrial ferns resembling bracken; tropical America; Malaysia to Australia and Polynesia; southwestern Europe and Atlantic islands.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Dicksoniaceae, Family Dicksoniaceae
Member holonyms: Culcita Dubia, False Bracken
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Culcita
Literary usage of Genus culcita
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Species Filicum: Being Descriptions of the Known Ferns, Particularly of Such by William Jackson Hooker (1846)
"... alike, the transverse, linear and crest-shaped receptacle and large son : while Mr. J. Smith retains the genus Culcita ou the ground of the " slightly ..."
2. Ocean World ...: A Description of the Sea & Its Living Inhabitants by Louis Figuier (1869)
"In the genus Culcita, the disk is so much developed that it constitutes, so to speak, the entire animal, whilst the arms form only a slight protuberance ..."
3. Handbook of Zoology by Jan van der Hoeven (1856)
"In the disciform genus Culcita, the appendages of the rectum are greatly developed, five in number, each divided into two branches, ..."