Phlebodium aureum

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Noun1.Phlebodium aureum - tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green frondsPhlebodium aureum - tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Phlebodium, Phlebodium - chiefly epiphytic tropical ferns with free veins bearing sori
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The study specifically identifies golden serpent fern (Phlebodium aureum or Polypodium leucatomos) and Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng) as herbal products that, when taken orally, may reduce the local and systemic negative effects of UV light exposure, including photoaging, increased risk of skin cancer, and harm done to immune system function.