Definition of Rock polypody

1. Noun. Chiefly lithophytic or epiphytic fern of North America and east Asia.

Exact synonyms: American Wall Fern, Polypodium Virgianum, Rock Brake
Generic synonyms: Polypody



Rock Polypody Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Rock Polypody Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rock Polypody

rock music
rock oil
rock on
rock opera
rock out
rock out with one's cock out
rock outcrop
rock partridge
rock penstemon
rock pigeon
rock pigeons
rock pink
rock pipit
rock pipits
rock plant
rock polypody (current term)
rock purslane
rock python
rock rabbit
rock rattlesnake
rock rose
rock salmon
rock salt
rock sandwort
rock sequence
rock sequences
rock shaft
rock shandy
rock shelter

Literary usage of Rock polypody

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Garden, You and I by Mabel Osgood Wright (1906)
"... the common rock polypody, the Ebony Spleenwort, and the Spinulose Wood-fern. ... while the transplanting of the rock polypody is an act where luck, ..."

2. A Source Book of Biological Nature-study by Elliot Rowland Downing (1919)
"The tender young brake shoots, picked before the leaves unroll, make a delicious vegetable when cooked and served like asparagus. The rock polypody. ..."

3. A Naturalist in the Great Lakes Region by Elliot Rowland Downing (1922)
"... In the rock crevices near the top of the bluff the rock polypody fern is common (Fig. 409). The sides of such bluffs support columbine, bluebell, ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"POLYPODIACEAE • Polypodium virginianum L. rock polypody; Rock-cap fern Herbaceous perennial Dry rocks and ledges, ..."

5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"POLYPODIACEAE > Polypodium virginianum L. rock polypody; Rock-cap fern Herbaceous perennial Dry rocks and ledges, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Rock polypody

Search for Rock polypody on Dictionary.com!Search for Rock polypody on Thesaurus.com!Search for Rock polypody on Google!Search for Rock polypody on Wikipedia!

Search