genus Cheilanthes

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Related to genus Cheilanthes: Cheilanthes lanosa, Cheilanthes sieberi, Cheilanthes sinuata
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Noun1.genus Cheilanthes - small evergreen ferns: lipfernsgenus Cheilanthes - small evergreen ferns: lipferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Pteridaceae, Pteridaceae - one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; Pteridaceae is itself in turn sometimes further subdivided
lip fern, lipfern - any of various terrestrial ferns of the genus Cheilanthes; cosmopolitan in arid and semiarid temperate or tropical regions
Cheilanthes gracillima, lace fern - small tufted fern of northwestern America
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They had previously been assigned to the genus Cheilanthes based on their outward appearance.
The genus Cheilanthes includes about 150 species, most of them occurring in semixeric, rocky places of tropical regions.