Killarney fern

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Noun1.Killarney fern - large stout fern of extreme western EuropeKillarney fern - large stout fern of extreme western Europe
bristle fern, filmy fern - any fern of the genus Trichomanes having large pinnatifid often translucent fronds; most are epiphytic on tree branches and twigs or terrestrial on mossy banks
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Killarney fern It grows on constantly shaded, humid rock faces and was always a rare species in the UK, but it has become extinct at a number of sites due to collecting.
Readers will discover that a well-stocked 1730s garden contained oranges and lemons, meet a beautiful woman who swapped parasol covers for funkias (also called hostas), and visit the botanical garden in Burma that was created by a gardener who described herself as "an ignorant small woman with a job six times too big for her." The author also describes plants that have an Irish connection, such as the Killarney fern, the "last rose of summer," and the carnivorous tippitiwitchet.
Other creatures on the EU's list include dormice and great crested newts, plus Killarney fern and Lady's slipper.