Asplenium


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asplenium

(æˈspliːnɪəm)
n
1. (Plants) any fern of the very large genus Asplenium, of worldwide distribution. Some, esp the bird's nest fern (A. nidus), are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative evergreen fronds: family Polypodiaceae. See also spleenwort
2. (Botany) any fern of the very large genus Asplenium, of worldwide distribution. Some, esp the bird's nest fern (A. nidus), are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative evergreen fronds: family Polypodiaceae. See also spleenwort
[New Latin, from Latin asplēnum, from Greek asplēnon spleenwort, from a- not + splēn spleen (from its reputed medicinal properties)]
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Noun1.asplenium - in some classification systems placed in family PolypodiaceaeAsplenium - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Aspleniaceae, family Aspleniaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Asplenium, Pleurosorus, Schaffneria
spleenwort - any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium
Asplenium nidus, bird's nest fern - tropical Old World or Australian epiphytic fern frequently forming tufts in tree crotches
Asplenium scolopendrium, Phyllitis scolopendrium, hart's-tongue, hart's-tongue fern - Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate fronds
Asplenium ceterach, Ceterach officinarum, scale fern, scaly fern - small European fern with chaffy leathery fronds
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Asplenium ferns, echeveria succulents and moth orchids also thrive in kitchens with lots of light.
schiedeanum fue reportado para los helechos terrestres Asplenium serra Langs.
However, some of our native evergreen ferns will do very well in dry shade, such as hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, Polystichum setiferum, the soft shield fern and the common polypody Polypode vulgare.
The Asplenium type spores with Acrostichum aureum and Stenochlaena palustris are also present, which represents non-arboreal pollen and spores.
2010, entre otros), muestran que las especies del genero Blechnum constituyen una serie poliploide, como las que fueran descritas para Asplenium, Polystichum, Ophioglossum, Cystopteris, o el grupo Polypodium vulgare L.
The rest of the space is a typical tropical garden with ferns, Philodendron selloum, Asplenium nidus and Alocasia macrorrhizos.
ASPLENIACEAE: Asplenium auritum (451, Ep, S); Asplenium pteropus (452, Ep, N); ATHYRIACEAE: Diplazium sp1 (467, Ht, Na); Diplazium sp2 (468, Ht, Na); BLECHNACEAE: Blechnum cordatum (455, Ht, S); Blechnum fragile (453, Ep, N); Blechnum stipitellatum (454, Ht, S); CYATHEACEAE: Cyathea caracasana (457, Ar, S); Cyathea fulva (456, Ar, N); Cyathea meridensis (458, Ar, N); DENNSTAEDTIACEAE: Paesia glandulosa (459, Ht, S); Pteridium arachnoideum (460, Ht, S); DRYOPTERIDACEAE: Arachniodes denticulata (469, Ht, S); Elaphoglossum antioquianum (464, Ep, S); Elaphoglossum latifolium (462, Ht, S); Elaphoglossum luridum (461, Ep, N); Elaphoglossum muscosum (465, Ep, N); Elaphoglossum Sec.
La mayoria de epifitas prefieren los estratos inferiores ya que solo Aspleniaceae y Bromeliaceae prevalecen a mas de 10 m de altura en el estrato tres, con la presencia de Asplenium serratum, Tillandsia tetrantha y T.
PRIMER REGISTRO DE ASPLENIUM HARPEODES (ASPLENIACEAE) PARA LA FLORA ARGENTINA