genus Cheilanthes

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Noun1.genus Cheilanthes - small evergreen ferns: lipfernsgenus Cheilanthes - small evergreen ferns: lipferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Pteridaceae, Pteridaceae - one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; Pteridaceae is itself in turn sometimes further subdivided
lip fern, lipfern - any of various terrestrial ferns of the genus Cheilanthes; cosmopolitan in arid and semiarid temperate or tropical regions
Cheilanthes gracillima, lace fern - small tufted fern of northwestern America
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A preliminary review of spore number and apogamy within the genus Cheilanthes.
They had previously been assigned to the genus Cheilanthes based on their outward appearance.