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Definition of Licorice fern

Licorice fern
Licorice Lic"o*rice (l[i^]k"[-o]*r[i^]s), n. [OE. licoris, through old French, fr. L. liquiritia, corrupted fr. glycyrrhiza, Gr. glyky`rriza; glyky`s sweet + "ri`za root. Cf. Glycerin, Glycyrrhiza, Wort.] [Written also liquorice.] 1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra), the root of which abounds with a sweet juice, and is much used in demulcent compositions. 2. The inspissated juice of licorice root, used as a confection and for medicinal purposes. Licorice fern (Bot.), a name of several kinds of polypody which have rootstocks of a sweetish flavor. Licorice sugar. (Chem.) See Glycyrrhizin. Licorice weed (Bot.), the tropical plant Scapania dulcis. Mountain licorice (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium alpinum), found in the Alps. It has large purplish flowers and a sweetish perennial rootstock. Wild licorice. (Bot.) (a) The North American perennial herb Glycyrrhiza lepidota. (b) Certain broad-leaved cleavers (Galium circ[ae]zans and G. lanceolatum). (c) The leguminous climber Abrus precatorius, whose scarlet and black seeds are called black-eyed Susans. Its roots are used as a substitute for those of true licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).

Meaning of Licorice fern from wikipedia

- Polypodium glycyrrhiza, commonly known as licorice fern, many-footed fern, and sweet root, is a summer deciduous fern native to western North America...
- Canary Islands. Ferns are generally not known to be poisonous to humans. Licorice fern rhizomes were chewed by the natives of the Pacific Northwest for their...
- confectionery flavoured with the extract of the root Polypodium glycyrrhiza or Licorice fern "Liquorice" (song), a 2011 track by Azealia Banks on 1999 EP Licorice...
- Polypodium furfuraceum Schltdl. & Cham. Polypodium glycyrrhiza D.C.Eaton – licorice fern Polypodium hesperium Maxonwestern polypody Polypodium incanum Polypodium...
- Klamath fawn lily Klamath sedge Lady fern Leafy fleabane Leiberg's clover Licorice fern Little false Solomon seal MacFarlane's four-o'clock Madrone Maidenhair...
- is sometimes applied to the Polypodium virginianum (rock polypody). Licorice fern is also known as Polypodium glycyrrhiza. Haufler, Christopher H.; Windham...
- Oregon ash Paeonia browniinative peony Polypodium glycyrrhizalicorice fern Rhamnus purshianacascara buckthorn Rosa nutkanaNootka rose Taxus...
- 2012-09-21 at the Wayback Machine. Calflora database: Polypodium calirhiza (licorice fern) USDA Plants Profile: Polypodium calirhiza Polypodium calirhiza - Photo...
- maple and red alder can be found as well. Much of the underbrush is licorice fern, oxalis, salmonberry, thimbleberry, huckleberry, foxglove, trillium...
- 161st Ave SE south of SE Cougar Mountain Way in Bellevue Indian Trail/Licorice Fern Trail crossing of SE Licorice Way above 169th Ave SE on the south side...
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