Asplenium



noun
any fern of the very large genus Asplenium, of worldwide distribution. Some, esp the bird’s nest fern (A. nidus), are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative evergreen fronds: family Polypodiaceae See also spleenwort
Historical Examples

asplenium septentrionale is very common in most of the districts where crystalline rocks abound.
The Story of the Hills H. N. Hutchinson

Some species of Polypodium, the asplenium Trichomanes, and other ferns, grow on the adjacent parts of the mountain.
Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn

asplenium nidus, Conyza graveolens, south of the old clearings.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

In others again (Woodwardia orientalis, asplenium bulbiferum), buds are numerously produced on the upper surface of the fronds.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7 Various

Here I observed Tupistra, asplenium nidus, at 200 feet above the bed of a nullah.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

Another common and readily grown species is the lady fern (asplenium filixfœmina) (Fig. 70, H).
Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany Douglas Houghton Campbell

In addition to the plants I have gathered, asplenium nidus it very common.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

Urticeæ have diminished; the Suddiya Viola occurred yesterday, the asplenium, fronde lanceolat.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

We were afterwards informed that asplenium, lastrea, scolopendrium, and others are to be found in the neighbourhood.
A Week’s Tramp in Dickens-Land William R. Hughes

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