Definition of Order filicales
1. Noun. True (leptosporangiate) ferns.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Member holonyms: Family Hymenophyllaceae, Hymenophyllaceae, Family Osmundaceae, Osmundaceae, Azollaceae, Family Azollaceae, Family Gleicheniaceae, Gleicheniaceae, Family Parkeriaceae, Parkeriaceae, Family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae, Family Vittariaceae, Vittariaceae, Aspleniaceae, Family Aspleniaceae, Blechnaceae, Family Blechnaceae, Dicksoniaceae, Family Dicksoniaceae, Family Oleandraceae, Oleandraceae, Family Pteridaceae, Pteridaceae
Group relationships: Class Filicinae, Class Filicopsida, Filicinae, Filicopsida
Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Filicales
Literary usage of Order filicales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Their conclusions are undoubtedly correct but are not at present usable. The families of the order Filicales may be distinguished as follows: A. Spores of ..."
2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... while the following order includes the leptosporangiate ferns. 602. order filicales.—This order includes the typical ferns. ..."
3. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Order FILICALES. Land Ferns. Spores of one kind; gametophytes foliose, monoecious. Family 4. Osmundaceae. Sporangia globose, splitting vertically.—Osmunda. ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"A plant of the order Filicales, one of the three great living groups of pteridophytes. The group contains about 4000 of the 4500 species belonging to the ..."
5. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"Order FILICALES. Family OSMUNDACEAE. Genus OSMUNDA Linne. OSMUNDA 8p. ? Plate LXVII, Fig. 3. Description.—This specimen is one of the many masses of ..."
6. The New International Encyclopaedia by Herbert Treadwell Wade (1922)
"A plant of the order Filicales, one of the great living groups of Pteridophytes. The group contains about 4000 of the 4500 species belonging to the ..."