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Polypodium

polypodium

(Science: botany) A genus of plants of the order Filices or ferns. The fructifications are in uncovered roundish points, called sori, scattered over the inferior surface of the frond or leaf. There are numerous species.

Origin: L, fr. Gr, dim. Of . See Polyp, and cf. 2d Polypode.


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bleah, i don't know much about fern clasification, so i'm gonna take a few shots in the dark with genus Dripterix? Polypodium? Licopodium? Equisetum? Selaginella?

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