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Noun1.Microsorium - tropical usually epiphytic fernsMicrosorium - tropical usually epiphytic ferns; Africa to Asia and Polynesia to Australia
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae - ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
climbing bird's nest fern, Microsorium punctatum - tropical Africa to Australasia and Polynesia
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An (almost) exogenous origin of root primordia has recently been reported in Microsorium (Sakai, 1990) and Blechnum (Gopalakrishnan & Nayar, 1990).
Origin of exogenous adventitious roots in rhizomes of the fern Microsorium scolopendria (Polypodiaceae).