Polypodium scouleri


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Related to Polypodium scouleri: Polypodium vulgare, Polypodium glycyrrhiza
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Noun1.Polypodium scouleri - stiff leathery-leaved fern of western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midribPolypodium scouleri - stiff leathery-leaved fern of western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midrib
polypody - any of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium
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Examples included Asplenium mannii (mesomorphic) that died quickly after relatively limited loss of water (30%), Hemionitis palmata (poikilohydric) that survived loss of most (96%) of its water and tolerated desiccation for a long period of time (13 hours), and Polypodium scouleri (xeromorphic) that dried out most slowly (desiccation delay = 36 hours).
Link (L) deciduous 72 Polypodium australe F6e (L) intermediate 91 Polypodium scouleri Hook & Grev.