Lygodium


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Related to Lygodium: Nephrolepis, Lygodium palmatum
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Noun1.Lygodium - chiefly tropical climbing fernsLygodium - chiefly tropical climbing ferns  
family Schizaeaceae, Schizaeaceae - small family of mainly tropical ferns
climbing fern - any of several ferns of the genus Lygodium that climb by twining
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
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1]) were necessary to inhibit 50% and 95%, respectively, of spore germination of Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.
Similar examples occur in Begonia (Kunze, 1986; McLellan, 1993) and in climbing plants such as the fern genera Lomagramma, Lygodium, and Teratophyllum, and members of the flowering plant genera Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae), Ficus (Moraceae), Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae), Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae), Passiflora (Passifloraceae), Triphyophyllum (Dioncophyllaceae), Hoya (Apocynaceae), Marcgravia (Marcgraviaceae), Metrosideros (Myrtaceae), and Piper (Piperaceae), among others (Green et al.
The fern, Lygodium microphyllum, can reach lengths of over 90 feet.
Zea mays) + Convolvulaceae + Cypemceae + + + + Dipsacaceae + Lamiaceae + Liliaceae + Onagmceae + Poaceae + + + + Polygalaceae + + Polygonaceae + + + + Primulaceae + Ranunculaceae + Rumex + Typhaceae + + + BRYOPHYTA Phaeoceros + + Sphagnum + + PTERIDOPHYTA Alsophila + + + + Anogramma + + + Anemia + + + Blechnum + + + + Botrychium + + + + Cyathea + + + Cyathaceae + + + + Cystopteris + + Dicksonia + + + Dicranoglossum + + + Dicranopteris + + + + Huperzia + + + Hymenophyllum + + + Gleichenia + + Lophosoria + + Lycopodiella + + Lycopodium + Lygodium + Marratiaceae + Microgramma + + + + Ophioglossum + Osmunda + + + + Polypodiaceae + Plagiogyria + Pterideae + + + + Schizea + Selaginella + + + + Vittariacae + Figura 5.
Each frond of the kudzu-like Lygodium can grow 100 feet long and smother wetlands plants in its way.
At its current rate of spread, lygodium could entrench itself in every plant community south of Lake Okeechobee by 2009.
LYGODIUM {lye-GO-dee-um} Swartz 1800 * Climbing Ferns * [Greek lygodes, flexible, in reference to the twining habit.
M A TE B TE C TE Pteris pellucida Baher ATR/M A TE B TE C TE Schizaeaceae Lygodium microphyllum M A TE Link B TE C TE Selaginellaceae Selaginella sp.