Polystichum aculeatum


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Noun1.Polystichum aculeatum - tropical Old World fern having glossy fronds suggestive of hollyPolystichum aculeatum - tropical Old World fern having glossy fronds suggestive of holly; sometimes placed in genus Polystichum
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
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d bout Polystichum aculeatum - or hard shield-fern - is a good British native.
Polystichum aculeatum: modeling relationships to the
The two groups show a set of species in common such as Geranium nodosum, Dryopteris filix-mas, Polystichum aculeatum, Geranium robertianum and Saxifraga rotundifolia, which are typical of the herbal synusia of the humid beech woods of the area, in sites with rocks and often near streams.