Tri*chom"a*nes (?), n. [L., a kind of plant, from Gr. .] Bot.
Any fern of the genus Trichomanes. The fronds are very delicate and often translucent, and the sporangia are borne on threadlike receptacles rising from the middle of cup-shaped marginal involucres. Several species are common in conservatories; two are native in the United States.
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