Culcita

noun
includes some plants usually placed in e.g. genus Dicksonia: terrestrial ferns resembling bracken; tropical America; Malaysia to Australia and Polynesia; southwestern Europe and Atlantic islands
Syn: ↑genus Culcita
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Dicksoniaceae, ↑family Dicksoniaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑false bracken, ↑Culcita dubia

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