floating fern


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Related to floating fern: Salvinia, Salvinia auriculata
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Noun1.floating fern - pantropical aquatic fernfloating fern - pantropical aquatic fern    
aquatic fern, water fern - ferns that grow in water
2.floating fern - aquatic fern of tropical America often used in aquariums
aquatic fern, water fern - ferns that grow in water
3.floating fern - small free-floating aquatic fern from the eastern United States to tropical America; naturalized in western and southern Europe
aquatic fern, water fern - ferns that grow in water
Azolla, genus Azolla - a genus of fern sometimes placed in its own family Azollaceae
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However, in contrast, the team found that floating fern leaves, which have small wax hairs, are susceptible to leaf burn.
For decades, salvinia, a South American floating fern, and water hyacinth, have wrought a path of death and destruction across the globe, choking waterways, destroying fisheries and harbouring disease-carrying mosquitos.