American maidenhair fern
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Definition of the noun american maidenhair fern
What does american maidenhair fern mean as a name of something?
- hardy palmately branched North American fern with divergent recurved branches borne on lustrous dark reddish stipes
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Adiantum pedatum pedatum / form Adiantum pedatum pedatum / variety Adiantum pedatum pedatum / Adiantum pedatum
- synonym of American maidenhair fern: five-fingered 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
- geographic area: North America
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: five-fingered maidenhair fern, American maidenhair fern A. philippense L. English: maidenhair fern, walking maidenhair fern, wild tea leaves The Philippines: kaikai, kulantrillo, palsik, helechos de ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
American maidenhair fern, five-finger fern, fivefingered maidenhair fern, northern maidenhair, northern maidenhair fern in India: attuvanchi Adiantum peruvianum Klotzsch Ecuador, India, Himalaya. See Linnaea 18: 555. 1844 and New Bot.
A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders
American Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum p.'latum) — see Adiantum. American Meadow-Sweet (Spirsea salicif olio)— see ...
by Donald Wyman
pedatum i8"-26" Zone 3 American Maidenhair Fern This is the most common member of this genus, widely distributed throughout the moist woodlands of North America. The stalk is a shiny purplish black, branching at the top.
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