chain fern


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Noun1.chain fern - a fern of the genus Woodwardia having the sori in chainlike rowschain fern - a fern of the genus Woodwardia having the sori in chainlike rows
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Woodwardia, Woodwardia - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae: chain ferns
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Chain fern has been widely used by Tribes in India as a cure for a variety of ailments such as wounds, skin ailments, and coughs.
Trim off old, tattered fronds of native ferns such as western sword fern (Polyslichum munitum) and giant chain fern (Woodwardia fimbriata), taking care to not damage the plants' hearts.
Chain Fern, the third dam of Hearts Of Fire, is an unraced sister to Al Bahathri.
Giant chain fern (Woodwardia imbricata) is cold hardy and grows up to 7feet tall in Northern California, although it will probably not grow more than 4 feet tall in our area.
Elevate uptake of Th and U by natted chain fern (Woodwardia areolata).