Definition of Genus cystopteris

1. Noun. Chiefly small perennial rock ferns: bladder ferns; in some classifications placed in Polypodiaceae.

Exact synonyms: Cystopteris
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Family Athyriaceae, Family Dryopteridaceae
Member holonyms: Bladder Fern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cystopteris

genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus
genus Cyphomandra
genus Cypraea
genus Cyprinus
genus Cypripedium
genus Cyrilla
genus Cyrtomium
genus Cystophora
genus Cystopteris
genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea

Literary usage of Genus cystopteris

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1. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1844)
"... figure of the fructification will show that Presl is right in referring it to the genus Cystopteris montana. Cystopteris. A specimen, obligingly lent me ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... and thus introduced the practice of arbitrarily discarding a name already established, " a retrenching of the genus Cystopteris Bernhardi as compounded ..."

3. Studies in Natural History by University of Iowa (1899)
"Genus CYSTOPTERIS Bernhardi, Schrad. Neu. Jour. Bot. vol. I, pt. ,2, p. 26 (1806). CYSTOPTERIS FRAGILIS (L.) Bernh. One of the most common ferns in the ..."

4. Ferns: British and Exotic by Edward Joseph Lowe (1868)
"... and proliferous habit; Woodsia, a group of small slender Ferns, with peculiar indusium. The genus Cystopteris, another group of small delicate Ferns; ..."

5. The fern paradise: a plea for the culture of ferns by Francis George Heath (1878)
"The common or popular name given to the delicate and beautiful Ferns included under the genus Cystopteris, has been suggested, as in the case of the Shield ..."

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