What does Polypodium scouleri mean?

Definitions for Polypodium scouleri
po·ly·podi·um scouler·i

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Polypodium scouleri.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leatherleaf, leathery polypody, coast polypody, Polypodium scoulerinoun

    stiff leathery-leaved fern of western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midrib


  1. Polypodium scouleri

    Polypodium scouleri is a species of fern known by the common names leathery polypody, Scouler's polypody, coast polypody and leather-leaf fern. It is native to coastal western North America from British Columbia to Guadalupe Island off Baja California. It is a plant of the coastline, growing in cracks on coastal bluffs, in oceanside forests, beach dunes, and similar habitat. It is often affected by heavy fogs and sea spray. This polypody anchors with a waxy, scaly rhizome. It produces triangular or oblong leaves up to 85 centimeters in maximum length and 8 cm width. Each leaf is made up of many round-tipped linear or oblong segments which are usually stiff and leathery in texture and edged with shallow, rounded teeth. The underside of each leaf segment is crowded with rounded sori each up to half a centimeter wide. The sori contain the spores.


  1. polypodium scouleri

    Polypodium scouleri, commonly known as the leathery polypody or Scouler's polypody, is a type of evergreen fern native to coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest of North America. The plant is named after the botanist John Scouler. It typically grows on rocky substrates, primarily on sea cliffs or in coastal forests, and is known for its tough, leathery fronds.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce Polypodium scouleri?

How to say Polypodium scouleri in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Polypodium scouleri in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Polypodium scouleri in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Translations for Polypodium scouleri

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Polypodium scouleri »


Find a translation for the Polypodium scouleri definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Polypodium scouleri." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 7 Dec. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Polypodium+scouleri>.

Discuss these Polypodium scouleri definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for Polypodium scouleri? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    Polypodium scouleri

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    difficult or impossible to perceive or discern
    • A. aculeate
    • B. foreordained
    • C. indiscernible
    • D. proprietary

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Polypodium scouleri: