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Noun1.Solanopteris - tropical American epiphytic ferns having rhizomes with tubers and roots as well as scales
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae - ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
Solanopteris bifrons, potato fern - small epiphytic fern of South America with tuberous swellings along rhizomes
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These are genera in Polypodiaceae, Microgramma subgenus Solanopteris for the Neotropics and Lecanopteris for the Old World.
Gomez-Pignataro L (1974) Biology of the potato fern Solanopteris brunei.