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Asplenium nidus

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Asplenium nidus is an epiphytic species of fern in the family Aspleniaceae, native to tropical southeastern Asia, eastern Australia, Hawaii, Polynesia, Christmas Island, India, and eastern Africa. [1]

37 relations: Antoine Laurent Apollinaire Fée, Arecaceae, Asplenium australasicum, Asthma, Award of Garden Merit, Bad breath, Banana, Bird's-nest fern, Bromeliaceae, Carl Borivoj Presl, Carl Linnaeus, Common name, Cutaneous condition, Debility (medical), Epiphyte, Family (biology), Fern, Forests and Countryside Ordinance, Frond, Houseplant, Humus, John Smith (botanist), Missouri Botanical Garden, Native plant, Prefectures of Japan, Rosette (botany), Royal Horticultural Society, Sorus, Species, Species Plantarum, Spore, St. Louis, Temperate climate, Terrestrial plant, Tomitaro Makino, Vernation, William Jackson Hooker.

Antoine Laurent Apollinaire Fée

Antoine Laurent Apollinaire Fée was a French botanist who was born in Ardentes, 7 November 1789, and died in Paris on 21 May 1874.

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The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial trees, climbers, shrubs, and acaules commonly known as palm trees (owing to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae).

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Asplenium australasicum

Asplenium australasicum is a species of epiphytic fern in the Aspleniaceae family found in eastern Australia.

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Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.

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Award of Garden Merit

The Award of Garden Merit (AGM) is a long-established annual award for plants by the British Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

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Bad breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a symptom in which a noticeably unpleasant odor is present on the breath.

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A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.

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Bird's-nest fern

Bird's-nest fern is a common name applied to several related species of epiphytic ferns in the genus Asplenium.

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The Bromeliaceae (the bromeliads) are a family of monocot flowering plants of 51 genera and around 3475 known species native mainly to the tropical Americas, with a few species found in the American subtropics and one in tropical west Africa, Pitcairnia feliciana.

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Carl Borivoj Presl

Karel Bořivoj Presl (17 February 1794 – 2 October 1852) was a Czech botanist.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Common name

In biology, a common name of a taxon or organism (also known as a vernacular name, English name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, popular name, or farmer's name) is a name that is based on the normal language of everyday life; this kind of name is often contrasted with the scientific name for the same organism, which is Latinized.

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Cutaneous condition

A cutaneous condition is any medical condition that affects the integumentary system—the organ system that encloses the body and includes skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands.

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Debility (medical)

In medicine, debility is being weak or feeble.

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An epiphyte is an organism that grows on the surface of a plant and derives its moisture and nutrients from the air, rain, water (in marine environments) or from debris accumulating around it.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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A fern is a member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers.

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Forests and Countryside Ordinance

The Forests and Countryside Ordinance is a Hong Kong ordinance "to consolidate and amend the law relating to forests and plants, and to provide for the protection of the countryside".

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A frond is a large, divided leaf.

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A houseplant is a plant that is grown indoors in places such as residences and offices.

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In soil science, humus (derived in 1790–1800 from the Latin humus for earth, ground) denominates the fraction of soil organic matter that is amorphous and without the "cellular cake structure characteristic of plants, micro-organisms or animals." Humus significantly affects the bulk density of soil and contributes to its retention of moisture and nutrients.

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John Smith (botanist)

John Smith (1798–1888) was an English botanist who was the first curator at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens), starting in 1841.

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Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Native plant

Native plants are plants indigenous to a given area in geologic time.

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Prefectures of Japan

Japan is divided into 47, forming the first level of jurisdiction and administrative division.

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Rosette (botany)

In botany, a rosette is a circular arrangement of leaves or of structures resembling leaves.

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Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), founded in 1804 as the Horticultural Society of London, is the UK's leading gardening charity.

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A sorus (pl. sori) is a cluster of sporangia (structures producing and containing spores) in ferns and fungi.

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In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Species Plantarum

Species Plantarum (Latin for "The Species of Plants") is a book by Carl Linnaeus, originally published in 1753, which lists every species of plant known at the time, classified into genera.

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In biology, a spore is a unit of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavourable conditions.

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St. Louis


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Temperate climate

In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.

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Terrestrial plant

A terrestrial plant is a plant that grows on or in or from land.

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Tomitaro Makino

Tomitaro Makino was a pioneer Japanese botanist noted for his taxonomic work.

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Vernation (from vernal meaning spring, since that is when leaves spring forth in temperate regions) is the formation of new leaves or fronds.

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William Jackson Hooker

Sir William Jackson Hooker (6 July 1785 – 12 August 1865) was an English systematic botanist and organiser, and botanical illustrator.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asplenium_nidus

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