Sentence Examples with the word todea

This Jurassic species bore bipinnate fronds not unlike those of the South African, Australian, and New Zealand Fern Todea barbara, which were characterized by a stout rachis and short broad pinnules bearing numerous large sporangia covering the under surface of the lamina.

In Todea the sori, each of which consists of a single circle of bulky sporangia, are borne on the under surface of the pinnae.

The leaves are large and pinnate; their lamina is usually thick, though filmy species of Todea occur.