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Noun1.Acrostichum - in some classification systems placed in family PolypodiaceaeAcrostichum - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
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
Acrostichum aureum, leather fern, golden fern - stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides
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The most common species of plants including trees found in this area include Acrostichum aureum, Avicennia sp., Bruguiera cylindrica, Ceriops tagal, Lumnitzera littorea, Pluchea indica, Rhizophora mucronata, Sonneratia alba, Talipariti tiliaceous and Xylocarpus granatum.
The first study of Acrostichum gametophyte was made by Schumann (1915).
occur among the Paleocene species recovered from offshore Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, while several species of Longapertites, Retistephanocolpites, and Acrostichum characterize the Late Paleocene Patala and Lakhra Formations, respectively, in northern Pakistan [36].
Nas faixas de transicao entre o bosque de mangue e os ecossistemas de terra firme, ou em manguezais alterados, podem ocorrer outras especies vegetais, como o algodoeiro-da-praia (genero Hybiscus) e a samambaia-do-mangue (genero Acrostichum).
In 1755, he mentioned in one of this works that Chloris radiata, another known abortifacient, "induces menstrual cycle--something that is unknown in Suriname." Later he reported various other emmenagogues, such as the fern Acrostichum aureum, which has "driving ...
The Asplenium type spores with Acrostichum aureum and Stenochlaena palustris are also present, which represents non-arboreal pollen and spores.