Definition of Black-stemmed spleenwort

1. Noun. Fern of tropical America: from southern United States to West Indies and Mexico to Brazil.

Exact synonyms: Black-stem Spleenwort, Little Ebony Spleenwort
Generic synonyms: Spleenwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-stemmed Spleenwort

black-necked cobra
black-necked grebe
black-necked screamer
black-necked screamers
black-necked stilt
black-necked stork
black-necked swan
black-necked swans
black-stem spleenwort
black-stemmed spleenwort (current term)
black-striped wallabies
black-striped wallaby
black-tailed deer
black-tailed godwit
black-tailed godwits
black-tailed jackrabbit
black-tailed jackrabbits
black-throated antshrike
black-throated antshrikes
black-throated diver
black-tongue disease

Literary usage of Black-stemmed spleenwort

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1884)
"... overgrown by pinky-white stonecrop, pale green cotyledon, thin straggling stunted ivy, and luxuriant waving fronds of black-stemmed spleenwort ferns. ..."

2. The Kingdom of Kippen: Its History and Traditions by William Chrystal (1903)
"Among a few of the varieties are found the black-stemmed spleenwort in its pretty crested and notched form, the little wall rue or rue fern, ..."

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