Dicksoniaceae


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Dicksoniaceae

[‚dik·sə·nē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of tree ferns characterized by marginal sori which are terminal on the veins and protected by a bivalved indusium.
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Family Dicksoniaceae represented arborescent tree ferns [30] while, on the other hand members belonging to family Osmundaceae were mostly herbaceous.
Dichondra micrantha Convolvulaceae Eurasia Urban Dicksonia antarctica Dicksoniaceae Australia Labill.
The understory of the cloud forest contains many members of Cyatheaceae and Dicksoniaceae, especially in ravines.
Although no fern macrofossils have been seen in the Newvale leafbeds, spores include Cyatheaceae, Davalliaceae, Dicksoniaceae, Gleicheniaceae, Osmundaceae, Hymenophyllaceae, Polypodiaceae and Psilotaceae.