genus Lecanopteris

noun
epiphytic ferns of southeastern Asia to New Guinea
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Polypodiaceae, ↑family Polypodiaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑lecanopteris

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  • lecanopteris — noun any of several bizarre ferns of the genus Lecanopteris having swollen hollow rhizomes that provide homes for symbiotic ants • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Lecanopteris …   Useful english dictionary

  • fern genus — noun genera of ferns and fern allies • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Pecopteris, ↑Hymenophyllum, ↑genus Hymenophyllum, ↑Trichomanes, ↑genus Trichomanes, ↑genus Osmun …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Polypodiaceae — noun ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polypodiaceae — noun ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polypodiaceae — Pleopeltis polypodioides fronds on an oak limb Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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