dennstaedtia definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of polypodiaceous ferns, regarding the tribe Davallieæ, with thin creeping rootstocks and fragile solitary twice or thrice pinnate fronds 2 to 6 legs large.
    • mainly terrestrial ferns; in some classification methods put in family members Polypodiaceae
    • A genus of polypodiaceous ferns, of the tribe Davallieæ, with slim creeping rootstocks and delicate solitary two times or thrice pinnate fronds 2 to 6 foot high.
    • mainly terrestrial ferns; in some classification methods put in family Polypodiaceae

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