from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of polypodiaceous ferns, type of the tribe Dryopterideæ with fronds pinnate to tripinnate or dissected, the venation usually free, and the sori roundish with superior cordato-reniform indusia fixed at the sinus.
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- n. large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae
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