genus Microsorium

noun
tropical usually epiphytic ferns; Africa to Asia and Polynesia to Australia
Syn: ↑Microsorium
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Polypodiaceae, ↑family Polypodiaceae

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  • Microsorium — prop. n. A genus of tropical usually epiphytic ferns, found from Africa to Asia, and from Polynesia to Australia. Syn: genus {Microsorium}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Microsorium — noun tropical usually epiphytic ferns; Africa to Asia and Polynesia to Australia • Syn: ↑genus Microsorium • Hypernyms: ↑fern genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Polypodiaceae, ↑family Polypodiaceae • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Microsorium punctatum — noun tropical Africa to Australasia and Polynesia • Syn: ↑climbing bird s nest fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Microsorium, ↑genus Microsorium …   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

  • climbing bird's nest fern — noun tropical Africa to Australasia and Polynesia • Syn: ↑Microsorium punctatum • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Microsorium, ↑genus Microsorium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Microsorum — pteropus Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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