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Noun1.Polybotrya - tropical American fernsPolybotrya - tropical American ferns; usually terrestrial when young but scandent later
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, family Athyriaceae, family Dryopteridaceae - alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
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The specific epithet refers to the lamina division, which resembles that of Polybotrya caudata Kunze and P.
Over the many years of subsequent research additional examples of ferns with foliar nectaries have been added to the list: Platycerium (Dummer, 1911); the Aglaomorpha and Drynaria group (Luttge, 1971; Zamora and Vargas, 1974; Potes, 2010); Polybotrya and Pleopeltis (as Polypodium) (Koptur, 1982; Koptur et al.
Only a single hemi-epiphytic species, Polybotrya osmundacea Humb.