Definition of Genus marattia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Marattiaceae: ferns having the sporangia fused together in two rows.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Marattiaceae, Marattiaceae
Member holonyms: Marattia Salicina, Potato Fern
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Literary usage of Genus marattia
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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... typified by the genus Marattia. They are found in South America, the eastern Pacific islands, South Africa, and southern \ -.i i. ..."
2. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... akin to or resembling the fern genus Marattia. Mais, pi. Moaa'es, used by Sir JE Smith for SOROS, SORI. me'dlan Bract'eole, one inserted at the middle ..."
3. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"All of the genera mentioned occur in the Carboniferous rocks, but also are found in the early Mesozoic. The recent genus Marattia has been found in the ..."
4. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1919)
"... the Hawaiian flora to show that many elements of the present flora are but remnants of the far richer flora of Pan-Hawaii-land. The genus Marattia Sm. ..."
5. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"128) established the genus Marattia based on M. alata of the West Indies. The genus is usually credited to Smith, 1793. The above date prevents the genus ..."
6. The Evolution of Plants by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1911)
"... as in a part of the recent genus Marattia. In other cases there was a close agreement in form with the fructifications of ..."
7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"12, 13), but are of essentially the same structure as in the existing tree ferns of the genus Marattia. The sporangia in two facing rows of 10 or 12 each ..."