Definition of Gleicheniaceae
1. Noun. A family of ferns belonging to order Filicales.
Generic synonyms: Fern Family
Group relationships: Filicales, Order Filicales, Order Polypodiales, Polypodiales
Member holonyms: Genus Gleichenia, Gleichenia, Dicranopteris, Genus Dicranopteris, Diplopterygium, Genus Diplopterygium, Genus Sticherus, Sticherus
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Literary usage of Gleicheniaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"gleicheniaceae. In the gleicheniaceae also the lie of the sporangium is connected with that of the annulus (Fig. 385, III), and the line of rupture is upon ..."
2. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... indeed it does in those with simultaneous sporangia; while the Marattiaceae, gleicheniaceae, ..."
3. The Study of the Biology of Ferns by the Collodion Method: For Advanced and by George Francis Atkinson (1894)
"gleicheniaceae. — The sporangia are sessile, naked, three or four in a sorus on the under side of the leaves. They are somewhat depressed, obovate, ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"Aside from those forms from the Paleozoic and older Mesozoic which have been referred to the gleicheniaceae, which reference is not altogether conclusive, ..."
5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"At first an oval tuber is formed, from which arises a cylindrical "Comparative anatomy of the Hymenophyllaceae, Schizaeaceae, and gleicheniaceae.3. ..."
6. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"They come nearest the gleicheniaceae and Osmundaceae in the structure of the sexual organs, and the sporangium shows points in common with the former family ..."