genus Blechnum

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Noun1.genus Blechnum - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceaegenus Blechnum - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; terrestrial ferns of cosmopolitan distribution mainly in southern hemisphere: hard ferns
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Blechnaceae, family Blechnaceae - one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Blechnum, Doodia, Sadleria, Stenochlaena, and Woodwardia
hard fern - any of several ferns of the genus Blechnum
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Differences in light usage among three fern species of genus Blechnum of contrasting ecological breadth in a forest light gradient.
Chromosome complements of Tasmanian representatives of the genus Blechnum. Pap.
Arborescent species of the genus Blechnum (Blechnaceae: Pteridophyta)