genus Polypodium


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Noun1.genus Polypodium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae and having rounded naked sorigenus Polypodium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae and having rounded naked 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)
polypody - any of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium
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Presl he used a broad concept for the genus Polypodium L.
Many tropical species of the genus Polypodium grow throughout mountainous areas of South and Central America, and are used medicinally by indigenous peoples for treating rheumatoid arthritis, tumors, and psoriasis, and as a cough remedy.
The genus Polypodium in cultivation (Polypodiaceae).