Definition of Golden polypody
1. Noun. Tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium.
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Phlebodium, Phlebodium
2. Noun. Mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia.
Generic synonyms: Polypody
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Literary usage of Golden polypody
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Polypodium vulgäre L. Common or golden polypody. Fig. 83. Polypodium vulgäre L. Sp. PI. 1085. 1753. covered with cinnamon-colored scales. ..."
2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... Ever-fern, Golden Maidenhair*, golden polypody, Golden-locks, Moss Fern, Wall Fern, Wood Fern, Polypody of the Oak, Polypody of the Wall; Ger. ..."
3. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"Among its common names are adder's fern, golden polypody, golden-locks, moss fern, stone fern, stone brake and wall fern. Most of these are of obvious ..."
4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"... sp. pi. bp I6o> golden polypody. t Nat. of the West Indies. Cult, before 1742, bv Robert James Lord Petre. Fl. March and April. S. 3/. vulgäre, 5. ..."