genus Phlebodium


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Noun1.genus Phlebodium - chiefly epiphytic tropical ferns with free veins bearing sori
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae - ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
golden polypody, Phlebodium aureum, Polypodium aureum, rabbit's-foot fern, serpent fern - tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium
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The fern genus Phlebodium is traditionally described as having a row of costal areoles lacking included veins, with the sori located in extra-costal areoles and each sorus served by two veinlets.
The fern genus Phlebodium has a Neotropical distribution and has been thought to comprise three species: P.
The rarity of the Tejero-Diez collection (4362) and its morphological intermediacy suggest that it is a hybrid, and with its significant bearing on the circumscription of the genus Phlebodium, we hereby give it a hybrid name.