Definition of Trichomanes

1. Noun. Bristle ferns; kidney ferns.

Exact synonyms: Genus Trichomanes
Group relationships: Family Hymenophyllaceae, Hymenophyllaceae
Member holonyms: Bristle Fern, Filmy Fern
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus



Definition of Trichomanes

1. n. Any fern of the genus Trichomanes. The fronds are very delicate and often translucent, and the sporangia are borne on threadlike receptacles rising from the middle of cup-shaped marginal involucres. Several species are common in conservatories; two are native in the United States.

Medical Definition of Trichomanes

1. Any fern of the genus Trichomanes. The fronds are very delicate and often translucent, and the sporangia are borne on threadlike receptacles rising from the middle of cup-shaped marginal involucres. Several species are common in conservatories; two are native in the United States. Origin: L, a kind of plant, from Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trichomanes

trichogenous
trichoglossia
trichogyne
trichogynes
trichohyalin
trichoid
tricholemmoma
tricholith
trichologia
trichologies
trichologist
trichologists
trichology
tricholomatoid
trichoma
trichomanes (current term)
trichomania
trichomaniac
trichomas
trichomatose
trichomatosis
trichomatous
trichome
trichomes
trichomic
trichomonacidal
trichomonacide
trichomonacides
trichomonad

Literary usage of Trichomanes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals of Botany (1901)
"Gemmae, Formation of, on trichomanes alatum (FO BOWER), i. ... 465. of trichomanes alatum (*), i. 282 et seq. Gentian, The occurrence of a hybrid, ..."

2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"We do not find this similarity, however, in trichomanes. ... In trichomanes rigidum the prothallus forms tufts of branched cell-threads, most of which are ..."

3. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"Great Britain only owns one species of the genus trichomanes, and two of the genus ... It is more than doubtful even that the trichomanes radicans, ..."

4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"FURTHER NOTES ON ARABIS LAEVIGATA AND ASPLENIUM trichomanes IN ... Asplenium trichomanes, L., noted by Mr. Knowlton from Liver- more, also grows on dry ..."

5. A History of British Ferns by Edward Newman (1854)
"53), under the name of trichomanes alatum; and another in 'English Botany' (1417), ... who considered the species new, and gave it the name of trichomanes ..."

6. Companion to the Botanical Magazine: Being a Journal, Containing Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1836)
"It comes also near to trichomanes ... lum and trichomanes, the lower half, or even more of the involucre being sunk into the extremity of the frond, ..."

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