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Definition of the noun adiantum tenerum
What does adiantum tenerum mean as a name of something?
- tropical American fern with broad pinnae; widely cultivated
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Adiantum tenerum: brittle maidenhair / brittle maidenhair fern
- more generic terms: maidenhair / maidenhair fern = any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds
- more specific terms: Adiantum tenerum farleyense / Farley maidenhair fern / Barbados maidenhair / Farley maidenhair / glory fern = named for a country house in Barbados where it was discovered
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by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
Adiantum tenerum, or tender ...
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ...
Adiantum tenerum. Tender Maidenhair. Swartz prodr. 135. Brown. jam. 88. 7. phyt. t. 254. f. 1. Frond superdecompound, pinnules alternate rhombterdge- shaped blunted gafled, frustifications interrupted. Pluk. Striated Maidenhair. Small-leaved ...
by Christopher Brickell
See Adiantum tenerum. Broad buckler fern. See Dryopteris dilatata.
by Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Robert Brock Le Page
'955 WIMJ 79, Adiantum tenerum Sw. Maidenhair Fern; Black-stick Maidenhair. This species of maidenhair fern . . is used to make tea for colds. BLACK SWEETWOOD sb bot; cf OED sweetwood, 'A name for various trees and shrubs, chiefly ...
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Brittle Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum tenerum 'Farleyense')
Missouri Botanical Garden
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