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Noun1.Culcita - includes some plants usually placed in e.g. genus Dicksonia: terrestrial ferns resembling brackenCulcita - includes some plants usually placed in e.g. genus Dicksonia: terrestrial ferns resembling bracken; tropical America; Malaysia to Australia and Polynesia; southwestern Europe and Atlantic islands
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Dicksoniaceae, family Dicksoniaceae - tree ferns: genera Dicksonia, Cibotium, Culcita, and Thyrsopteris elegans
Culcita dubia, false bracken - resembles Pteridium aquilinum; of Queensland, Australia
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Isolation and structure of a galactocerebroside molecular species from the starfish Culcita novaeguineae.
(43) Bridget Long, "A Fashion for Printed Panels," Culcita (British Quilt Study Group) 29 (September 2010): 3-4.
Matella fictilis dum poscor crepitu digitorum et verna moratur, o quotiens paelex culcita facta mea est!
The word quilt comes from the Latin culcita, meaning a stuffed sack, but it came into the English language from the French word cuilte.
According to a report by BBC News, the mouse regularly devours the spores of the endemic European fern Culcita macrocarpa, the only small mammal known to do so.
On the other hand, when the general hyperoceanic character of the climate in the area under study is accompanied in specific places by a deep encasement of the watercourses, with abundant rapids and waterfalls inducing high atmospheric humidity in the environment, these forests tend to show exuberant populations of hygrosciophilous pteridophytes, such as Woodwardia radicans, Culcita macrocarpa, Hymenophyllum tunbrigense or Stegnogramma pozoi (Table 3).