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Noun1.Jamesonia - xerophytic ferns of South America
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
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Comparative study on the gametophyte morphology and development of three paramo species of Jamesonia (Pteridaceae, Polypodiopsida).
Jamesonia and Eriosorus (Pteridaceae), fern genera with about 20 and 25 species, respectively, of predominantly Andean distribution (Tryon, 1962, 1970), are together represented with 32 species in paramo (Luteyn, 1999).
Growing among the stones that form its walls are ferns, particularly cordoncito gris (Jamesonia canescens), accentuating the primitive, vital nature of the great chapel, with its ninety-two foot base and bell tower twenty feet high.