Definition of Climbing fern

1. Noun. Any of several ferns of the genus Lygodium that climb by twining.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Climbing Fern

climbazole
climbdown
climbdowns
climbed
climbed the walls
climber
climbers
climbest
climbeth
climbing
climbing bird's nest fern
climbing bittersweet
climbing bolt
climbing boneset
climbing corydalis
climbing fern (current term)
climbing fibres
climbing frame
climbing frames
climbing fumitory
climbing hemp-vine
climbing hempweed
climbing hydrangea
climbing iron
climbing lily
climbing maidenhair
climbing maidenhair fern
climbing nightshade
climbing nightshades
climbing onion

Literary usage of Climbing fern

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1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"climbing fern. (From the Greek A»y>{, a twig; in allusion to its twining habit.) Spore-cases sessile, ovate, in 2-ranked little spikes, which issue from the ..."

2. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"climbing fern. Japan Fern. From li/godes, flexible ; in allusion to the twining habit of the plants. Nat. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"The beautiful climbing fern (Lygodium pal- ... As the climbing fern is one of the most rare, graceful and attractive plants found in this country, ..."

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