Definition of Bladder fern

1. Noun. Any fern of the genus Cystopteris characterized by a hooded indusium or bladderlike membrane covering the sori.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bladder Fern

blackworm
blacky
blad
bladded
bladder
bladder calcification
bladder calculi
bladder campion
bladder cancer
bladder cancer risks
bladder cherries
bladder cherry
bladder compliance
bladder disorder
bladder exstrophy
bladder fern (current term)
bladder fistula
bladder fucus
bladder infection
bladder inflammation
bladder ketmia
bladder neoplasms
bladder outlet obstruction
bladder pain
bladder polyp
bladder reflex
bladder rhabdomyosarcoma
bladder schistosomiasis
bladder senna
bladder sphincter

Literary usage of Bladder fern

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1899)
"The bladder fern takes its name from the inflated ... the Bulb-bearing Bladder Fern, are often three feet long, although the length, as given by Gray and ..."

2. Where to Find Ferns: With a Special Chapter on the Ferns Round London by Francis George Heath (1885)
"THE ALPINE bladder fern. Cystopteris regia. (Plate XII., Fig. 2, page 71.) LENGTH OF FROND.—Four to ten inches. GENERAL DESCRIPTION. ..."

3. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1896)
"The bladder fern takes its name from the inflated ... the Bulb-bearing Bladder Fern, are often three feet long, although the length, as given by Gray and ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"bladder fern; Bulblet fern Herbaceous perennial Calcareous cliffs and ledges, ... Common bladder fern; Fragile fern Herbaceous perennial Cool rock crevices ..."

5. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1899)
"The bladder fern takes its name from the inflated ... the Bulb-bearing Bladder Fern, are often three feet long, although the length, as given by Gray and ..."

6. Where to Find Ferns: With a Special Chapter on the Ferns Round London by Francis George Heath (1885)
"THE ALPINE bladder fern. Cystopteris regia. (Plate XII., Fig. 2, page 71.) LENGTH OF FROND.—Four to ten inches. GENERAL DESCRIPTION. ..."

7. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1896)
"The bladder fern takes its name from the inflated ... the Bulb-bearing Bladder Fern, are often three feet long, although the length, as given by Gray and ..."

8. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"bladder fern; Bulblet fern Herbaceous perennial Calcareous cliffs and ledges, ... Common bladder fern; Fragile fern Herbaceous perennial Cool rock crevices ..."

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