Woodsia meaning

wo͝odzē-ə
Any of several small ferns of the genus Woodsia, having pinnately divided fronds and growing in clusters in cool rocky areas.
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Any of a genus (Woodsia) of ferns with wiry leafstalks, found chiefly on rock ledges.
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(botany) Any of the fern genus Woodsia.
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Origin of woodsia

  • New Latin Woodsia genus name after Joseph Woods (1776–1864), British botanist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary