Camptosorus

noun
classification used in some especially former systems for plants usually placed in genus Asplenium
Syn: ↑genus Camptosorus
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Aspleniaceae, ↑family Aspleniaceae

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\\-ˈsōrəs, -ȯr-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from campto- + -sorus
: a genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having lanceolate fronds that root at the tips — see walking fern

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Camptosorus — n. a classification used in some esp. former systems for plants usually placed in the genus {Asplenium}. Syn: genus {Camptosorus}. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • camptosorus — camp·to·so·rus …   English syllables

  • Camptosorus rhizophyllus — Walking Walk ing, a. & n. from {Walk}, v. [1913 Webster] {Walking beam}. See {Beam}, 10. {Walking crane}, a kind of traveling crane. See under {Crane}. {Walking fern}. (Bot.) See {Walking leaf}, below. {Walking fish} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camptosorus rhizophyllus (L.) Link — Symbol ASRH2 Synonym Symbol CARH8 Botanical Family Aspleniaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Camptosorus rhizophyllus — noun ferns having lanceolate fronds that root at the tip • Syn: ↑walking fern, ↑walking leaf, ↑Asplenium rhizophyllum • Hypernyms: ↑spleenwort …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Camptosorus — noun classification used in some especially former systems for plants usually placed in genus Asplenium • Syn: ↑Camptosorus • Hypernyms: ↑fern genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aspleniaceae, ↑family Aspleniaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aster camptosorus Small — Symbol SYSH Synonym Symbol ASCA32 Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Asplenium — Maidenhair spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes ssp. quadrivalens) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Walking fern — may refer to two species of fern in the genus Asplenium which are occasionally placed in a separate genus Camptosorus . The name walking fern derives from the fact that new plantlets grow wherever the arching leaves of the parent touch the ground …   Wikipedia

  • Asplenium scolopendrium — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division …   Wikipedia

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