Ly*go"di*um (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. flexible; a willow twig + form.] Bot.

A genus of ferns with twining or climbing fronds, bearing stalked and variously-lobed divisions in pairs.

Lygodium palmatum, much prized for indoor ornament, inhabits shaded and moist grassy places, from Massachusetts to Virginia and Kentucky, and sparingly southwards.

 

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