Culcita
Culcita Culcita n. a genus that includes some plants usually placed in e.g. genus {Dicksonia}; terrestrial brackenlike ferns of tropical America, Malasia to Australia and Polynesia; also native in southwestern Europe and Atlantic islands.

Syn: genus Culcita. [WordNet 1.5]


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