filmy fern

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Synonyms for filmy fern

any fern of the genus Hymenophyllum growing in tropical humid regions and having translucent leaves

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The specific epithet commemorates Roelof van den Bosch, a nineteenth century botanist who studied filmy ferns.
High Rocks near Tunbridge Wells is great, it just feels like such an alien landscape with these great big sandstone rocks coming out of the earth, supporting quite unique wildlife such as rare Tunbridge filmy ferns.
Hymenophyllum tayloriae Farrar & Raine, Taylor's Filmy Fern; Gorge Filmy Fern.
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm, Bristle Fern; Filmy Fern.
Leaf development has been described in Microgonium tahitense, a species of filmy fern with unusual peltate leaves (Hagemann, 1988).
Anatomical diversity and regressive evolution in trichomanoid filmy ferns (Hymenophyllaceae): A phylogenetic approach.
Divergente times and the evolution of epiphytism in filmy ferns (Hymenophyllaceae) revisited.
Reconciling extreme branch length differences: Decoupling time and rate throug the evolutionary history of filmy ferns.
Comparative ecophysiological measurements on the light responses, water relations and desiccation tolerance of the filmy ferns Hymenophyllum wilsonii Hook.