Lygodium palmatum
Lygodium Ly*go"di*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? flexible; ? a willow twig + e'i^dos form.] (Bot.) A genus of ferns with twining or climbing fronds, bearing stalked and variously-lobed divisions in pairs. [1913 Webster]

Note: {Lygodium palmatum}, much prized for indoor ornament, inhabits shaded and moist grassy places, from Massachusetts to Virginia and Kentucky, and sparingly southwards. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lygodium palmatum — Fern Fern (f[ e]rn), n. [AS. fearn; akin to D. varen, G. farn, farnkraut; cf. Skr. par[.n]a wing, feather, leaf, sort of plant, or Lith. papartis fern.] (Bot.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the {Filices}, which have their fructification on the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lygodium palmatum — ID 50801 Symbol Key LYPA3 Common Name American climbing fern Family Lygodiaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lygodium palmatum — noun delicate fern of the eastern United States having a twining stem and palmately lobed sterile fronds and forked fertile fronds • Syn: ↑creeping fern, ↑Hartford fern • Hypernyms: ↑climbing fern …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lygodium palmatum (Bernh.) Sw. — Symbol LYPA3 Common Name American climbing fern Botanical Family Lygodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lygodium palmatum (Bernh.) Sw. — Symbol LYPA3 Common Name American climbing fern Botanical Family Lygodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lygodium — japonicum Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Lygodium — Ly*go di*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? flexible; ? a willow twig + e i^dos form.] (Bot.) A genus of ferns with twining or climbing fronds, bearing stalked and variously lobed divisions in pairs. [1913 Webster] Note: {Lygodium palmatum}, much prized for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • climbing fern — noun any of several ferns of the genus Lygodium that climb by twining • Hypernyms: ↑fern, ↑climber • Hyponyms: ↑creeping fern, ↑Hartford fern, ↑Lygodium palmatum, ↑climbing maidenhair, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hartford fern — noun delicate fern of the eastern United States having a twining stem and palmately lobed sterile fronds and forked fertile fronds • Syn: ↑creeping fern, ↑Lygodium palmatum • Hypernyms: ↑climbing fern * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized H …   Useful english dictionary

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