Definition of Genus meniscium
1. Noun. Terrestrial ferns of tropical Americas.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Thelypteridaceae, Thelypteridaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Meniscium
Literary usage of Genus meniscium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Historia filicum: An Exposition of the Nature, Number and Organography of by John Smith (1875)
"11), which are strictly characteristic of the genus Meniscium, but since the species was first described it has been introduced in a living state to the ..."
2. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"To the genus Meniscium belong several species remarkable for their cresent-shaped sori, which are somewhat parallel and placed across the spaces between the ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... are closely related to and possibly tRe progenitors of the existing genus Meniscium which has at least one species that is close to the Wilcox form. ..."
4. An Introduction to the Study of Cryptogamous Plants: In Letters by Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel (1807)
"The genus Meniscium, of which the species triphyllum is represented in fig. 2O, ranks with the most remarkable of this natural order, ..."
5. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"UNDERWOOD : REVIEW OF THE GENERA OF FERNS 1791 Schreber (Gen. PI. 757) established the genus Meniscium founded on ..."
6. The Fossil Flora of Great Britain: Or, Figures and Descriptions of the by John Lindley, William Hutton (1833)
"... or reticulated, as in the modern genus Meniscium. If veins are of obviously unequal thickness, and so branched as to resemble the meshes of a net, ..."