• Definition for "cheilanthes"
    • A genus of ferns having roundish sori at…
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  • Sentence for "cheilanthes"
    • Many fine ferns dwell here also,…
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cheilanthes definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of ferns having roundish sori at or near the ends for the veins, each sorus becoming included in anindusium formed through the reflexed margin of this frond.
    • small evergreen ferns: lipferns; in certain classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
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