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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 527 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CLIMBINGI FERN, the botanical genus Lygodium, with about twenty species, chiefly in the warmer parts of the Old World, of interest from its climbing habit. The plants have a creeping stem, on the upper face of which is borne a row of leaves. Each leaf has a slender stem-like axis, which twines round a support and bears leaflets at intervals; it goes on growing indefinitely. It is a favourite warm greenhouse plant.
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JOHN CLIMAX (c. 525–600 A.D.)

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