prolific

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prolific

adjective abundant, breedy, copious, fecund, feracious, fertile, fruitbearing, fruitful, philoprogenitive, procreative, productive, profuse, progenitive, proliferous, rich, teeming, wordy, yielding
See also: beneficial, copious, fertile, productive, profuse, rampant
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fimbriatum in blade dissection, leaf length, and presence of proliferous buds on the axils of distal pinnae.
5 mm, lanceolate, atrocastaneous, clathrate, tips twisted and long attenuate, margins with irregular projections; roots thin and wiry, not proliferous.
Material of the new taxon, Doryopteris majestosa, has been misinterpreted as Doryopteris nobilis as it has features similar to it, such as the lamina architecture and large fronds, but differs mainly in having proliferous buds at the base of the lamina amongst other characters.
The proliferous buds in the axils (or on stalks) of the pinnae and the usually greatly reduced single pair of proximal pinnae readily distinguish this species.