126 relations: Alloenzyme, American Fern Journal, American Journal of Botany, American Midland Naturalist, Anastomosis, André Michaux, Asa Gray, Asplenium, Asplenium × boydstoniae, Asplenium × ebenoides, Asplenium × kentuckiense, Asplenium bradleyi, Asplenium hybrids, Asplenium montanum, Asplenium pinnatifidum, Asplenium resiliens, Asplenium rhizophyllum, Asplenium ruprechtii, Asplenium ruta-muraria, Asplenium trichomanes, Asplenium tutwilerae, Auricle (botany), Backcrossing, Basionym, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Brattleboro, Vermont, Calcareous, Canadian Field-Naturalist, Carl Linnaeus, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Cass County, Michigan, Charles Horton Peck, Charles Scribner's Sons, Chromatography, Daniel Cady Eaton, Deciduous, Ebony, Edgar T. Wherry, Electrophoresis, Elliot C. Howe, Endangered species, Evergreen, Evolution (journal), Florida, Form (botany), Frond, Frond dimorphism, Gametophyte, Garden, ..., Genetic load, Germany, Great Britain, Great Lakes, Hortus Kewensis, Idiopterus nephrelepidis, Iowa, Jan Frederik Gronovius, John Clayton (botanist), Justus Ferdinand Poggenburg I, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Leonard Plukenet, Limestone, Loddiges, Lucien Marcus Underwood, Lyman Bradford Smith, Massachusetts, Meristem, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Missouri Botanical Garden, Mortar (masonry), Nathaniel Lord Britton, NatureServe, New York Botanical Garden, Nomen illegitimum, Oak, Old field (ecology), Olof Swartz, Peat, PH, Phyllotaxis, Pinnation, Pleopeltis polypodioides, Poestenkill, New York, Polyploid, Polypodium virginianum, Polystichum acrostichoides, Potomac River, Potting soil, Primordium, Prothallium, Provinces and territories of Canada, Rachis, Ralph Hoffmann, Rhizome, Rhodora (journal), Rocky Mountains, Secondary forest, Sensu, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Serpentine soil, Slovakia, Soil pH, Sorus, South Africa, Soybean, Species Plantarum, Spoil tip, Sporangium, Spore, Sporophyte, St. Louis, St. Mary's County, Maryland, Starch, Stipe (botany), Systematic Botany, Terrarium, Type (biology), U.S. state, Variety (botany), Wading River, New York, Warren H. Wagner, West Indies, West Virginia, Willard Nelson Clute, William Aiton. Expand index (76 more) » « Shrink index
Alloenzymes (or also called allozymes) are variant forms of an enzyme which differs structurally but not functionally from other allozymes coded for by different alleles at the same locus.
The American Fern Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by BioOne on behalf of the American Fern Society.
The American Journal of Botany is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal which covers all aspects of plant biology.
The American Midland Naturalist is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering natural history.
An anastomosis (plural anastomoses) is a connection or opening between two things (especially cavities or passages) that are normally diverging or branching, such as between blood vessels, leaf veins, or streams.
André Michaux, also styled Andrew Michaud, (8 March 174613 November 1802) was a French botanist and explorer.
Asa Gray (November 18, 1810 – January 30, 1888) is considered the most important American botanist of the 19th century.
Asplenium is a genus of about 700 species of ferns, often treated as the only genus in the family Aspleniaceae, though other authors consider Hymenasplenium separate, based on molecular phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequences, a different chromosome count, and structural differences in the rhizomes.
Asplenium × boydstoniae, commonly known as Boydston's spleenwort, is a rare, sterile, hybrid fern.
Asplenium × ebenoides (Scott's spleenwort, dragon tail fern or walking spleenwort) is a hybrid fern native to eastern North America, part of the "Appalachian Asplenium complex" of related hybrids.
Asplenium × kentuckiense, commonly known as Kentucky spleenwort, is a rare, sterile, hybrid fern.
Asplenium bradleyi, commonly known as Bradley's spleenwort or cliff spleenwort, is a rare epipetric fern of east-central North America.
The fern genus Asplenium is well known for its hybridization capacity, especially in temperate zones.
Asplenium montanum, commonly known as the mountain spleenwort, is a small fern endemic to the eastern United States.
Asplenium pinnatifidum, commonly known as the lobed spleenwort or pinnatifid spleenwort, is a small fern found principally in the Appalachian Mountains and the Shawnee Hills, growing in rock crevices in moderately acid to subacid strata.
Asplenium resiliens, the blackstem spleenwort or little ebony spleenwort, is a species of fern native to the Western Hemisphere, ranging from the southern United States south to Uruguay, including parts of the Caribbean.
Asplenium rhizophyllum, the (American) walking fern, is a frequently-occurring fern native to North America.
Asplenium ruprechtii, which goes by the common name Asian Walking Fern, is a rare, hardy, low-lying fern native to East Asia.
Asplenium ruta-muraria is a species of fern commonly known as wall-rue.
Asplenium trichomanes (commonly known as maidenhair spleenwort) is a small fern in the spleenwort genus Asplenium.
Asplenium tutwilerae (Tutwiler's spleenwort or Scott's fertile spleenwort) is a rare epipetric fern found only in Hale County, Alabama, United States.
In botany, an auricle is a small ear-like projection from the base of a leaf or petal.
Backcrossing is a crossing of a hybrid with one of its parents or an individual genetically similar to its parent, in order to achieve offspring with a genetic identity which is closer to that of the parent.
In the scientific name of organisms, basionym or basyonym means the original name on which a new name is based.
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.
Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (November 8, 1864 – July 27, 1935) was an American botanist.
Brattleboro, originally Brattleborough, is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States.
Calcareous is an adjective meaning "mostly or partly composed of calcium carbonate", in other words, containing lime or being chalky.
The Canadian Field-Naturalist is a quarterly scientific journal publishing original scientific papers related to natural history in Canada.
Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.
Carl Ludwig Willdenow (22 August 1765 – 10 July 1812) was a German botanist, pharmacist, and plant taxonomist.
Cass County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Charles Horton Peck, born March 30, 1833 in Sand Lake, New York, died July 11, 1917 in Menands, New York, was an American mycologist of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Charles Scribner's Sons, or simply Scribner's or Scribner, is an American publisher based in New York City, known for publishing American authors including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kurt Vonnegut, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Stephen King, Robert A. Heinlein, Thomas Wolfe, George Santayana, John Clellon Holmes, Don DeLillo, and Edith Wharton.
Chromatography is a laboratory technique for the separation of a mixture.
Daniel Cady Eaton (September 12, 1834 – June 29, 1895) was an American botanist and author.
In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.
Ebony is a dense black hardwood, most commonly yielded by several different species in the genus Diospyros, which also contains the persimmons.
Edgar Theodore Wherry (1885–1982) was an American mineralogist, soil scientist and botanist.
Electrophoresis (from the Greek "Ηλεκτροφόρηση" meaning "to bear electrons") is the motion of dispersed particles relative to a fluid under the influence of a spatially uniform electric field.
Elliot Calvin Howe (February 14, 1828 – March 2, 1899) was an American botanist and a member of the Torrey Botanical Club.
An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.
In botany, an evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year, always green.
Evolution, the International Journal of Organic Evolution, is a monthly scientific journal that publishes significant new results of empirical or theoretical investigations concerning facts, processes, mechanics, or concepts of evolutionary phenomena and events.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
In botanical nomenclature, a form (forma, plural formae) is one of the "secondary" taxonomic ranks, below that of variety, which in turn is below that of species; it is an infraspecific taxon.
A frond is a large, divided leaf.
Frond dimorphism refers to a difference in ferns between the fertile and sterile fronds.
A gametophyte is one of the two alternating phases in the life cycle of plants and algae.
A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature.
Genetic load is the difference between the fitness of an average genotype in a population and the fitness of some reference genotype, which may be either the best present in a population, or may be the theoretically optimal genotype.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
The Great Lakes (les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River.
Hortus Kewensis, or a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew by William Aiton was a 1789 catalogue of all the plant species then in cultivation at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which constituted the vast majority of plant species in cultivation in all of England.
Idiopterus nephrelepidis, commonly known as the black fern aphid, is a species of aphid insect that feeds on various species of fern.
Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.
Jan Frederik Gronovius (also seen as Johann Frederik and Johannes Fredericus) (10 February 1690 in Leiden – 10 July 1762 in Leiden) was a Dutch botanist notable as a patron of Linnaeus.
John Clayton (1694/5–1773) was a Colonial plant collector and botanist in Virginia.
Justus Ferdinand Poggenburg I (1840–1893) was an American botanist.
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin is the state botanical garden and arboretum of Texas.
Leonard Plukenet (1641–1706) was an English botanist, Royal Professor of Botany and gardener to Queen Mary.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
The Loddiges family (not uncommonly mis-spelt Loddige) managed one of the most notable of the eighteenth and nineteenth century plant nurseries that traded in and introduced exotic plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, palms and orchids into European gardens.
Lucien Marcus Underwood (October 26, 1853 – November 16, 1907) was an American botanist and mycologist of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Lyman Bradford Smith (September 11, 1904 – May 4, 1997) was an American botanist.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
A meristem is the tissue in most plants containing undifferentiated cells (meristematic cells), found in zones of the plant where growth can take place.
Merritt Lyndon Fernald (October 5, 1873 – September 22, 1950) was an American botanist.
The Missouri Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mortar is a workable paste used to bind building blocks such as stones, bricks, and concrete masonry units together, fill and seal the irregular gaps between them, and sometimes add decorative colors or patterns in masonry walls.
Nathaniel Lord Britton (January 15, 1859 – June 25, 1934) was an American botanist and taxonomist who co-founded the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York.
NatureServe, Inc. is an Arlington, Virginia-based non-profit organization that provides proprietary wildlife conservation-related data, tools, and services to private and government clients, partner organizations, and the public.
The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is a botanical garden and National Historic Landmark located in the Bronx, New York City.
Nomen illegitimum (Latin for illegitimate name) is a technical term, used mainly in botany.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
Old field is a term used in ecology to describe lands formerly cultivated or grazed but later abandoned.
Olof Peter Swartz (September 21, 1760 – September 19, 1818) was a Swedish botanist and taxonomist.
Peat, also called turf, is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, mires, moors, or muskegs.
In chemistry, pH is a logarithmic scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution.
In botany, phyllotaxis or phyllotaxy is the arrangement of leaves on a plant stem (from Ancient Greek phýllon "leaf" and táxis "arrangement").
Pinnation (also called pennation) is the arrangement of feather-like or multi-divided features arising from both sides of a common axis.
Pleopeltis polypodioides (syn. Polypodium polypodioides), also known as the resurrection fern, is a species of creeping, coarse-textured fern native to the Americas and Africa.
Poestenkill is a town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States.
Polyploid cells and organisms are those containing more than two paired (homologous) sets of chromosomes.
Polypodium virginianum, commonly known as rock polypody, rock cap fern, or common polypody, is a small evergreen species of fern native to the Eastern United States and Canada.
Polystichum acrostichoides, commonly denominated Christmas fern, is a perennial, evergreen fern native to eastern North America, from Nova Scotia, Canada west to Minnesota and south to Florida and eastern Texas.
The Potomac River is located within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and flows from the Potomac Highlands into the Chesapeake Bay.
Potting soil, also known as potting mix or potting compost, is a medium in which to grow plants, herbs and vegetables in a pot or other durable container.
A primordium (plural: primordia; synonym: anlage) in embryology, is defined as an organ or tissue in its earliest recognizable stage of development.
A prothallium, or prothallus (from Latin pro.
The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.
Rachis is a biological term for a main axis or "shaft" (from the Greek ράχις, backbone, spine).
Ralph Hoffmann (November 30, 1870 – July 21, 1932) was an American natural history teacher, amateur ornithologist, and botanist.
In botany and dendrology, a rhizome (from script "mass of roots", from rhizóō "cause to strike root") is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes.
Rhodora is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the New England Botanical Club.
The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.
A secondary forest (or second-growth forest) is a forest or woodland area which has re-grown after a timber harvest, until a long enough period has passed so that the effects of the disturbance are no longer evident.
Sensu is a Latin word meaning "in the sense of".
Sequatchie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Serpentine soil is mostly derived from ultramafic rocks; In particular, serpentinite, a rock formed by the hydration and metamorphic transformation of peridotite.
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
Soil pH is a measure of the acidity or basicity (alkalinity) of a soil.
A sorus (pl. sori) is a cluster of sporangia (structures producing and containing spores) in ferns and fungi.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.
Species Plantarum (Latin for "The Species of Plants") is a book by Carl Linnaeus, originally published in 1753, which lists every species of plant known at the time, classified into genera.
A spoil tip (also called a spoil bank, boney pile, gob pile, bing, batch, boney dump or pit heap) is a pile built of accumulated spoil – the overburden or other waste rock removed during coal and ore mining.
A sporangium (pl., sporangia) (modern Latin, from Greek σπόρος (sporos) ‘spore’ + αγγείον (angeion) ‘vessel’) is an enclosure in which spores are formed.
In biology, a spore is a unit of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavourable conditions.
A sporophyte is the diploid multicellular stage in the life cycle of a plant or alga.
Saint Mary's County (often abbreviated as St. Mary's County), established in 1637, is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Starch or amylum is a polymeric carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined by glycosidic bonds.
In botany, a stipe is a stalk that supports some other structure.
Systematic Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the study of systematic botany.
A terrarium (plural: terraria or terrariums) is usually a sealable glass container containing soil and plants, and can be opened for maintenance to access the plants inside.
In biology, a type is a particular specimen (or in some cases a group of specimens) of an organism to which the scientific name of that organism is formally attached.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
In botanical nomenclature, variety (abbreviated var.; in varietas) is a taxonomic rank below that of species and subspecies but above that of form.
Wading River is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States, on the North Shore of Long Island.
Warren Herbert Wagner Jr. (August 29, 1920 – January 8, 2000), known as Herb Wagner, from his middle name, "Herbert," was an eminent American botanist who was trained at Berkeley with E.B. Copeland and lived most of his professional career in Michigan.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
Willard N. Clute (1869–1950) was an American author, naturalist and botanist.
William Aiton (17312 February 1793) was a Scottish botanist.