Species within a genus

Genus: 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
SCHIZAEA (G)
Curly Grass or Cockscomb Ferns (Le)
Family: SCHIZAEACEAE
schiz, schizo, = to split, cleave. (split, cleft, deeply divided) -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality. (referring to the two-ranked spikes of sporangia)
(LS, BL, Le)
Schizaea pectinata (La)
Toothbrush Fern(Ro) Curly Grass Fern Cockscomb Fern Grasvaring
Location: (F, K)
pectino, = to comb, card, heckle; pecten, pectinis, = an instrument for heckling flax or combing wool, a comb, card, heckle; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (pectinate; with narrow close-set divisions like a comb)
(ld, BL)
Schizaea tenella (La)
Small Curly Grass Fern (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
tenuis, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; (thin, fine, slender) -ella, = diminutive. tenellus, = somewhat tender or delicate. (delicate)
(ld, BL)