Lygodium microphyllum


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Noun1.Lygodium microphyllum - tropical fern widespread in Old World; naturalized in Jamaica and Florida
climbing fern - any of several ferns of the genus Lygodium that climb by twining
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A similar parasitism pattern was found for the introduced biological control agent Neomusotima conspurcatalis Warren (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.
Paper bark tree (Melaleuca quinquenervia), Old World climbing fern (Lygodium microphyllum), and downy rose myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) are all native to Asia and highly invasive in Florida and Hawaii.
That vine is Old World climbing fern (Lygodium microphyllum)," a non-native that has become established in South Florida and poses significant threat to native habitats," said biologist Tony Pernas, of Big Cypress National Preserve.
Introduced liana and vine species, such as Lonicera japonica Thunb., Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.
In southeast Asia and Australia recent exploration by visual inspection for biological control agents of Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.
Today, from suburban backyards to remote locations in the Everglades, the Old World climbing fern (Lygodium microphyllum) infests some 100,000 acres in south Florida.
The fern, Lygodium microphyllum, can reach lengths of over 90 feet.
This fast-growing, dark-green weed, Lygodium microphyllum, is on the march in Florida's unique and fragile Everglades ecosystem and other wetlands.
Lygodium microphyllum is difficult to manage using controlled burns, mechanical removal, or herbicide applications due to the plant's ability to regenerate from underground rhizomes (Stocker et al.
Known to botanists as Lygodium microphyllum, Old World climbing fern makes its way up stems and trunks of other plants, forming blankets of light-green vegetation.