chain fern


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Noun1.chain fern - a fern of the genus Woodwardia having the sori in chainlike rowschain fern - a fern of the genus Woodwardia having the sori in chainlike rows
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Woodwardia, Woodwardia - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae: chain ferns
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WOODWARDIA UNIGEMMATA Jewelled chain fern A PARTICULARLY wonderful specimen from east Asia.
Woodwardia unigemmata Jewelled chain fern A wonderful specimen from east Asia.
Both deciduous and evergreen, the fern will bring woodland charm to your shady spots Woodwardia unigemmata (Jewelled chain fern) Adozen years ago, I moved from the hustle of Portobello Road in Notting Hill, where I had a studio around the corner from Hugh Grant's famous blue door, to somewhere completely different, the countryside of Wicklow.
PainKill Plasters' full list of ingredients include Reticulate millettia, saline cistanche, davallia mariesii, Chain fern, wild celery, safflower, spignet, corydalis and borneol.
Trim off old, tattered fronds of native ferns such as western sword fern (Polyslichum munitum) and giant chain fern (Woodwardia fimbriata), taking care to not damage the plants' hearts.
Virginia, Cinnamon or Chain Fern; the light's signature-
Chain Fern, the third dam of Hearts Of Fire, is an unraced sister to Al Bahathri.
Elevate uptake of Th and U by natted chain fern (Woodwardia areolata).
virginica (Linnaeus) Smith-VIRGINIA CHAIN FERN. Figure 17e, 17d.