Definition of Ophioglossum pendulum

1. Noun. Epiphytic fern with straplike usually twisted fronds of tropical Asia and Polynesia and America.

Exact synonyms: Ribbon Fern
Generic synonyms: Adder's Tongue, Adder's Tongue Fern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ophioglossum Pendulum

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Ophioglossum pendulum (current term)
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Literary usage of Ophioglossum pendulum

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

1. The Eusporangiatae: The Comparative Morphology of the Ophioglossaceae and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1911)
"1 he spermatocytes are only about half as large as those of Ophioglossum pendulum, and the spermatozoids correspondingly smaller; hence less favorable for ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"Ophioglossum pendulum: A, section of the petiole of the sporophyll; B, section of the base of the lamina and coherent peduncle, Sp; C, D, two sections of ..."

3. Transactions of the Canadian Institute by Canadian Institute (1849-1914), Royal Canadian Institute (1895)
"... and for Ophioglossum pendulum, somewhat less than that time. The most advanced stages yet obtained by him, had only undergone two or three divisions. ..."

4. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"The bundles are of the collateral form, ie, the inner side is occupied by the xylem, the outer by the phloem, QO D. FIG. 134.—Ophioglossum pendulum. ..."

5. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
"Ophioglossum pendulum Linn. Epiphytic along the river at 100 m. alt. (No. 6041), a very large form, the lamina reaching a width of 6 cm. ..."

6. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"Along one line, that of Ophioglossum pendulum, intermedium, and simplex, it seems probable that reduction of the vegetative system has occurred ; but with ..."

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