in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; terrestrial ferns of cosmopolitan distribution mainly in southern hemisphere: hard ferns
Syn: ↑genus Blechnum
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Blechnaceae, ↑family Blechnaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑hard fern

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\\-nəm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin blachnon, blechnon, a fern, from Greek blēchnon
: a genus of chiefly tropical ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having rather stiff pinnate leaves with the sori linear and parallel to the midvein of the pinnae

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