Definition of Phlebodium aureum

1. Noun. Tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium.

Exact synonyms: Golden Polypody, Polypodium Aureum, Rabbit's-foot Fern, Serpent Fern
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Phlebodium, Phlebodium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlebodium Aureum

Philly cheesesteak
Philly cheesesteaks
Philohela minor
Philomachus pugnax
Philopia casei
Phineas Taylor Barnum
Phlebodium aureum (current term)
Phlebotomus argentipes
Phlebotomus chinensis
Phlebotomus flaviscutellatus
Phlebotomus longipalpis
Phlebotomus major
Phlebotomus noguchi
Phlebotomus orientalis
Phlebotomus papatasii
Phlebotomus perniciosus
Phlebotomus sergenti
Phlebotomus verrucarum
Phleum pratense
Phlomis fruticosa

Literary usage of Phlebodium aureum

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

1. The Principles of Floriculture by Edward Albert White (1915)
"Phlebodium aureum is one of the larger ferns and is frequently seen in conservatories and commercial greenhouses, being grown for its attractive coloration. ..."

2. Species Filicum: Being Descriptions of the Known Ferns, Particularly of Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1864)
"P. (Phlebodium) aureum, Linn.; caudex creeping soft scales, stipes 2 feet and more long stout at first pruinose at length glossy ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"Phlebodium aureum (L.)R.Br. Common on palmettos. Hog Island, NP, Feb.; Purser Point, Andros, June (249, 625, 665, 720). No. 665 is a sport with leaves very ..."

4. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"Phlebodium aureum (L.) R. Br. On trees, Eleuthera (335). Acrostichum aureum. L. (Wild Ginger). Very abundant in deep depressions, Mt. Vernon, Nassau. ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Phlebodium aureum. the apical one, separated by a broad parabolic sinus: spathe-tube 2 in. long, oblong, purple; spadix very thick. Trop. ..."

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