Lygodium

noun
chiefly tropical climbing ferns
Syn: ↑genus Lygodium
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Schizaeaceae, ↑family Schizaeaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑climbing fern

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\\līˈgōdēəm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek lygōdēs like a willow (from lygos willow, withe) + New Latin -ium
: a genus of mostly tropical ferns (family Schizaeaceae) characterized by twining fronds that have mostly opposite pairs of pinnae below and sporophylls above — see climbing fern

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  • Lygodĭum — (L. Sw.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Schizaeazeae; Art: L. volubile, mit klafterlangem sehr zähem, zu Flechtwerk benutztem Stängel, in Ostindien an Bächen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lygodĭum — Sw. (Schlingfarn), Farngattung aus der Familie der Schizäazeen, Lianen mit kriechendem Stamm, einzeiligen Blättern, unbegrenzt wachsenden und windenden Blattspindeln und zahlreichen kurzen, in ein knospenartiges Ende auslaufenden Fiedern. 22… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lygodium Sw. — Lygodĭum Sw., Kletterfarn, Farngattg. der Schizäazeen im trop. und subtrop. Ostasien und Australien …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • lygodium — ● lygodium nom masculin Fougère grimpante tropicale, vigoureuse, de plusieurs mètres de long, parfois cultivée en serre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lygodium — ID 50797 Symbol Key LYGOD2 Common Name climbing fern Family Lygodiaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, PR, RI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lygodium Sw. — Symbol LYGOD2 Common Name climbing fern Botanical Family Lygodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • lygodium — ly·go·di·um …   English syllables

  • Lygodium microphyllum — Underside of spore bearing leaflets, some leaflets produce spores; others don t. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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