genus Asplenium

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Noun1.genus Asplenium - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceaegenus Asplenium - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Aspleniaceae, family Aspleniaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Asplenium, Pleurosorus, Schaffneria
spleenwort - any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium
Asplenium nidus, bird's nest fern - tropical Old World or Australian epiphytic fern frequently forming tufts in tree crotches
Asplenium scolopendrium, Phyllitis scolopendrium, hart's-tongue, hart's-tongue fern - Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate fronds
Asplenium ceterach, Ceterach officinarum, scale fern, scaly fern - small European fern with chaffy leathery fronds
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Evidence for maternal transmission of chloroplast DNA in the genus Asplenium (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta).