Genera within a family

Family: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
DENNSTAEDTIACEAE (OE, La)
A Fern Family(Le)
denn, = woodland pasture; possibly denoting ‘habitation of a wild beast’, ‘forest, haunt of wild beasts’; taeda, = a resinous species of pine-tree, the pitch-pine tree (Pinus combra).
(Ox, ld)
histos, = the web-beam of the loom, the loom, the web; pteron, = a feather, wings; (referring to the network of veins)
(LS, BL, Le)
PTERIDIUM (G)
Bracken (Le)
pteron, = a feather, wings; pteris, = fern; -idium, = diminutive. (fronds resemble a bird’s wing)
(LS, Ro, BL, Le)