alsophila definition

  • noun:
    • a genus comprising the geometrid moths.
    • A genus of exotic arborescent ferns, usually getting magnificent trees, distinguished from allied genera (Cyathea, etc.) insurance firms one naked sorus on each veinlet. A. excelsa of Norfolk area rises into height of 80 feet.
    • geometrid moths
    • a genus comprising the geometrid moths.
    • A genus of tropical arborescent ferns, frequently becoming magnificent trees, distinguished from allied genera (Cyathea, etc.) insurance firms an individual naked sorus on each veinlet. A. excelsa of Norfolk area rises into the level of 80 foot.
    • geometrid moths

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