Definition of 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marattia
Literary usage of Marattia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Eusporangiatae: The Comparative Morphology of the Ophioglossaceae and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1911)
"As yet no trace of such a suspensor has been found in the other marattiaceae. THE EMBRYO OF marattia. Luerssen (Luerssen 2) found the one-celled embryo and ..."
2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"FlC. 380. viewed obliquely from above. Middle figure. Open and viewed from above. Lowermost figure, in transverse section. Magnified. After Hooker. marattia ..."
3. An Introduction to the Study of Cryptogamous Plants: In Letters by Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel (1807)
"DIUM, GLEICHENIA, ANGIOPTERIS, DA- N^EA AND marattia. XXV. SCHIZ^EA. JL HE capsules of the genera which we are now about to examine are not, ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"In marattia it was generally present, but much less conspicuous than in most ferns. ... Zeitung, 1878), it is in the species of marattia examined by him. ..."