asparagus fern

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asparagus fern

n.
Any of various evergreen plants of the genus Asparagus having a fernlike appearance and small whitish flowers, and often cultivated as a houseplant.
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Noun1.asparagus fern - a fernlike plant native to South Africaasparagus fern - a fernlike plant native to South Africa
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Asparagus - large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae
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asparagus fern

nSpargelkraut nt, → Asparagus m
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Euphorbia ammak 'Variegata' and Opuntia ficus-indica act as taller focal points, while airy Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers', playful finger-like Senecio vitalis, and colorful Agave 'Blue Glow' and Aeonium 'Cyclops' give plenty to linger over as well.
The plants on the bookshelves are Asparagus Densiflorus Sprengeri, sometimes called emerald ferns.
Of the 28 species tested, Hemigraphis alternata (purple waffle plant), Hedera helix (English ivy), Hoya carnosa (variegated wax plant), and Asparagus densiflorus (Asparagus fern) had the highest removal rates for all of the VOCs introduced.