76 relations: Anastomosis, Annals of Botany, Arachniodes, Arachnoides, Areole, Bolbitis, Circumscription (taxonomy), Clade, Cladistics, Clathrate compound, Common name, Cosmopolitan distribution, Ctenitis, Cyclodium, Cyrtomium, Dennstaedtiaceae, Didymochlaena truncatula, Divaricate, Dryopteridoideae, Dryopteris, Dryopteris carthusiana, Elaphoglossoideae, Epiphyte, Eupolypods I, Evolutionary radiation, Family (biology), Frond, Frond dimorphism, Gardening, Genus, Gland (botany), Glossary of leaf morphology, Hemiepiphyte, Hypodematiaceae, Hypodematium, International Association for Plant Taxonomy, Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link, Lastreopsis, Leptosporangiate fern, Lithophyte, Lomariopsidaceae, Mickelia, Molecular phylogenetics, Monophyly, Nucleic acid sequence, Oenotrichia, Olfersia, Onocleaceae, Order (biology), Ornamental plant, ..., Petiole (botany), Phanerophlebiopsis, Phylogenetics, Phytotaxa, Pinnation, Polybotrya, Polyphyly, Polypodiaceae, Polypodiales, Polystichum, Rhizome, Rumohra, Segregate (taxonomy), Sensu, Sorus, Species, Sporangium, Spore, Tectaria, Tectariaceae, Terrestrial plant, Trichome, Vascular tissue, Vine, Wilhelm Gustav Franz Herter, Woodsiaceae. Expand index (26 more) » « Shrink index
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.
Annals of Botany is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal, founded in 1887, that publishes research articles, brief communications, and reviews in all areas of botany.
Arachniodes is a fern genus in the family Dryopteridaceae (wood ferns).
Arachnoides is a genus of sea urchin within the family Clypeasteridae, found in the Indo-Pacific oceans.
In botany, areoles are small light- to dark-colored bumps on cacti out of which grow clusters of spines.
Bolbitis is a genus of ferns in the subfamily Elaphoglossoideae.
In biological taxonomy, circumscription is the definition of a taxon, that is, a group of organisms.
A clade (from κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants, and represents a single "branch" on the "tree of life".
Cladistics (from Greek κλάδος, cládos, i.e., "branch") is an approach to biological classification in which organisms are categorized in groups ("clades") based on the most recent common ancestor.
A clathrate is a chemical substance consisting of a lattice that traps or contains molecules.
In biology, a common name of a taxon or organism (also known as a vernacular name, English name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, popular name, or farmer's name) is a name that is based on the normal language of everyday life; this kind of name is often contrasted with the scientific name for the same organism, which is Latinized.
In biogeography, a taxon is said to have a cosmopolitan distribution if its range extends across all or most of the world in appropriate habitats.
Ctenitis is a genus of large ferns in the Dryopteridaceae.
Cyclodium is a plant genus in the fern family Dryopteridaceae.
Cyrtomium is a genus of about 15-20 species of ferns in the family Dryopteridaceae, native to Asia, Africa (including Madagascar), and the Pacific Ocean islands (Hawaii).
Dennstaedtiaceae is one of fifteen families in the order Polypodiales, the most derived families within monilophytes (ferns).
Didymochlaena truncatula is a species of plant in the Hypodematiaceae family.
Divaricate means branching, or separation, or a degree of separation.
Dryopteridoideae is one of the two subfamilies of the Dryopteridaceae family of ferns.
Dryopteris, commonly called wood fern, male fern (referring in particular to Dryopteris filix-mas), or buckler fern, is a genus of about 250 species of ferns with distribution in Eastern Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Pacific islands, with the highest species diversity in eastern Asia.
Dryopteris carthusiana is a species of fern native to damp forests throughout the Holarctic Kingdom.
Elaphoglossoideae is a subfamily of the Dryopteridaceae family of ferns, based on the previously published family Elaphoglossaceae.
An epiphyte is an organism that grows on the surface of a plant and derives its moisture and nutrients from the air, rain, water (in marine environments) or from debris accumulating around it.
Eupolypods I is a clade of ferns in the order Polypodiales, class Polypodiopsida.
An evolutionary radiation is an increase in taxonomic diversity or morphological disparity, due to adaptive change or the opening of ecospace.
In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.
A frond is a large, divided leaf.
Frond dimorphism refers to a difference in ferns between the fertile and sterile fronds.
Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
In plants, a gland is defined functionally as a plant structure which secretes one or more products.
The following is a defined list of terms which are used to describe leaf morphology in the description and taxonomy of plants.
A hemiepiphyte is a plant that spends part of its life cycle as an epiphyte.
Hypodematiaceae is a family of ferns in the order Polypodiales.
Hypodematium is a genus of ferns.
The International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT) promotes an understanding of plant biodiversity, facilitates international communication of research between botanists, and oversees matters of uniformity and stability in plant names.
Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link (2 February 1767 – 1 January 1851) was a German naturalist and botanist.
Lastreopsis (shieldfern) is a genus of ferns in the family Dryopteridaceae.
Leptosporangiate ferns are the largest group of living ferns, including some 11000 species worldwide.
Lithophytes are plants that grow in or on rocks.
The Lomariopsidaceae is a family of ferns with a largely tropical distribution.
Mickelia is a genus of ferns in the family Dryopteridaceae.
Molecular phylogenetics is the branch of phylogeny that analyzes genetic, hereditary molecular differences, predominately in DNA sequences, to gain information on an organism's evolutionary relationships.
In cladistics, a monophyletic group, or clade, is a group of organisms that consists of all the descendants of a common ancestor.
A nucleic acid sequence is a succession of letters that indicate the order of nucleotides forming alleles within a DNA (using GACT) or RNA (GACU) molecule.
Oenotrichia is a genus of ferns in the family Dennstaedtiaceae described as a genus in 1929.
Olfersia are genus of biting flies in the family of louse flies, Hippoboscidae.
Onocleaceae is a small family of terrestrial ferns in the Polypodiales order of the Polypodiopsida class.
In biological classification, the order (ordo) is.
Ornamental plants are plants that are grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, as houseplants, for cut flowers and specimen display.
In botany, the petiole is the stalk that attaches the leaf blade to the stem.
Phanerophlebiopsis is a genus of fern in family Dryopteridaceae.
In biology, phylogenetics (Greek: φυλή, φῦλον – phylé, phylon.
Phytotaxa is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for rapid publication on any aspect of systematic botany.
Pinnation (also called pennation) is the arrangement of feather-like or multi-divided features arising from both sides of a common axis.
Polybotrya is a genus of ferns in family Dryopteridaceae.
A polyphyletic group is a set of organisms, or other evolving elements, that have been grouped together but do not share an immediate common ancestor.
Polypodiaceae is a family of polypod ferns, which includes more than 60 genera divided into several tribes and containing around 1,000 species.
The order Polypodiales encompasses the major lineages of polypod ferns, which comprise more than 80% of today's fern species.
Polystichum is a genus of about 260 species of ferns with a cosmopolitan distribution.
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.
Rumohra is a genus of ferns in the family Dryopteridaceae.
In taxonomy, a segregate, or a segregate taxon is created when a taxon is split off from another taxon.
Sensu is a Latin word meaning "in the sense of".
A sorus (pl. sori) is a cluster of sporangia (structures producing and containing spores) in ferns and fungi.
In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.
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.
Tectaria is a genus of fern in the family Polypodiaceae subfamily Tectarioideae.
Tectariaceae is a family of Leptosporangiate ferns in the order Polypodiales.
A terrestrial plant is a plant that grows on or in or from land.
Trichomes, from the Greek τρίχωμα (trichōma) meaning "hair", are fine outgrowths or appendages on plants, algae, lichens, and certain protists.
Vascular tissue is a complex conducting tissue, formed of more than one cell type, found in vascular plants.
A vine (Latin vīnea "grapevine", "vineyard", from vīnum "wine") is any plant with a growth habit of trailing or scandent (that is, climbing) stems, lianas or runners.
Wilhelm (Guillermo) Gustav Franz Herter (10 January 1884 in Berlin – 17 April 1958 in Hamburg) was a German botanist and mycologist.
The Woodsiaceae or cliff ferns is a family of ferns in the Eupolypods II clade of the order Polypodiales, in the class Polypodiopsida.