Pteridium esculentum

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Noun1.Pteridium esculentum - fern of southeastern AsiaPteridium esculentum - fern of southeastern Asia; not hardy in cold temperate regions
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Pteridium, Pteridium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Dennstaedtiaceae
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Nucleotide sequences encompassing the chloroplast rps4 gene and the rps4-trnS intergenic spacer were obtained for several specimens representing North American and Hawaiian members of Pteridium aquilinum (ingroup), as well as Pteridium esculentum (outgroup).
Pteridium esculentum was designated as the outgroup taxon and trees were rooted by making the outgroup a monophyletic sister group to the ingroup.