Pityrogramma calomelanos

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Noun1.Pityrogramma calomelanos - tropical American fern having fronds with white undersidesPityrogramma calomelanos - tropical American fern having fronds with white undersides
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Pityrogramma, Pityrogramma - terrestrial tropical ferns having fronds with powdery yellowish or white undersides; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
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Pityrogramma calomelanos Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.
Pityrogramma calomelanos, a plant used in traditional medicine as an astringent, analgesic, anti-hemorrhagic, pectoral depurative, emmenagogue, anti-hypertensive, anti-pyretic and an anti-tussive was tested for antiepimastigote activity in vitro.
2006), who also increased the number of rhizoids in gametophytes of Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.
From the distributions maps, one can readily discern the most common (often weedy) ferns in Nicaragua: Adiantum concinnum, Blechnum occidentale, Lygodium venustum, Microgramma percussa, Pityrogramma calomelanos, Tectaria heracleifolia and T.