hairy lip fern

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  • noun

Synonyms for hairy lip fern

small North American evergreen fern whose stipes and lower frond surfaces are densely wooly

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The limiting stage for hairy lip fern gametophytes appears to be the protonematal stage.
Therefore, although they enjoy a large range throughout the eastern United States, hairy lip fern gametophytes are typically limited to a narrow niche of sedimentary rock.
Though the trichome-like structures in hairy lip ferns have not been fully characterized microscopically, it is likely that they are also wax glands.
Hairy lip ferns are primarily found on sedimentary rocks, in which there is a small amount of water continuously present.