Definition of Lygodium palmatum

1. Noun. Delicate fern of the eastern United States having a twining stem and palmately-lobed sterile fronds and forked fertile fronds.

Exact synonyms: Creeping Fern, Hartford Fern
Generic synonyms: Climbing Fern

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lygodium Palmatum

Lycra lout
Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani
Lydian mode
Lyell's disease
Lyell's syndrome
Lygodium microphyllum
Lygodium palmatum (current term)
Lygus lineolaris
Lyman's law
Lyman Frank Brown
Lymantria dispar
Lyme borreliosis
Lyme disease
Lyme diseases
Lyme neuroborreliosis

Literary usage of Lygodium palmatum

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

1. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1873)
"He wished to hear of the localities of our native ferns, and of the danger of exterminating certain species, such as the Lygodium palmatum. ..."

2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"Some years ago fronds of Lygodium palmatum were brought me by friends from Winchester, New Hampshire. In September last I visited Winchester with some ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1898)
"A few years ago a new station for Lygodium palmatum was found at Hunter, in the Catskill mountains, and so far as I am aware, it was the only known station ..."

4. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1875)
"Lygodium palmatum. Lygodium palmatum, (fig. 46,) the Climbing Fern, has a slender wiry stem, twining closely around small shrubs and other objects. ..."

5. The Linnean Fern Bulletin by Willard Nelson Clute, Linnaean Fern Chapter (1893)
"... Aspidium spinulosum, Lygodium palmatum (no roots.) The Asplenium is from Rock Enon, Va., the Lygodium from Savannah, and the others from this vicinity. ..."

6. The Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1881)
"Lygodium palmatum (GF Wilson, Esq., FRS).—A beautiful climbing Fern, ... A plant of Lygodium palmatum, exhibited by Mr. Wilson, illustrated the ..."

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