leatherleaf fern

noun
widely distributed fern of tropical southern hemisphere having leathery pinnatifid fronds
Hypernyms: ↑fern
Member Holonyms: ↑Rumohra, ↑genus Rumohra

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  • leatherleaf fern — paprastasis odpapartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Papartinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Rumohra adiantiformis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje, Naujojoje Gvinėjoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rumohra adiantiformis angl. leather… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • leatherleaf — n. 1. A stiff leathery leaved fern ({Polypodium scouleri}) of Western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midrib. Syn: leathery polypody, coast polypody, {Polypodium scouleri}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A northern temperate bog shrub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leatherleaf wood fern — noun North American fern with evergreen fronds • Syn: ↑marginal wood fern, ↑evergreen wood fern, ↑Dryopteris marginalis • Hypernyms: ↑wood fern, ↑wood fern, ↑woodfern …   Useful english dictionary

  • leatherleaf — /ledh euhr leef /, n., pl. leatherleaves. an evergreen shrub, Chamaedaphne calyculata, of the heath family, having leathery leaves and one sided clusters of white, bell shaped flowers, occurring in bogs in North America. [1810 20, Amer.; LEATHER… …   Universalium

  • leatherleaf — noun 1. north temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers • Syn: ↑Chamaedaphne calyculata • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Chamaedaphne, ↑genus Chamaedaphne …   Useful english dictionary

  • leather fern — noun 1. stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides • Syn: ↑golden fern, ↑Acrostichum aureum • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten-day fern — noun widely distributed fern of tropical southern hemisphere having leathery pinnatifid fronds • Syn: ↑leather fern, ↑leatherleaf fern, ↑Rumohra adiantiformis, ↑Polystichum adiantiformis • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • leather fern — paprastasis odpapartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Papartinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Rumohra adiantiformis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje, Naujojoje Gvinėjoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rumohra adiantiformis angl. leather… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wood fern — noun any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteris • Syn: ↑wood fern, ↑woodfern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Hyponyms: ↑fragrant cliff fern, ↑fragrant shield fern, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • evergreen wood fern — noun 1. North American evergreen fern having pinnate leaves and dense clusters of lance shaped fronds • Syn: ↑Christmas fern, ↑canker brake, ↑dagger fern, ↑Polystichum acrostichoides • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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