leather fern


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Noun1.leather fern - stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersidesleather fern - stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
Acrostichum, genus Acrostichum - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
2.leather fern - widely distributed fern of tropical southern hemisphere having leathery pinnatifid fronds
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Rumohra, Rumohra - leatherleaf ferns: in some classifications included in genus Polystichum
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