asparagus fern

noun
a fernlike plant native to South Africa
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Asparagus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • asparagus fern — a fernlike climbing vine, Asparagus setaceus, of southern Africa, having very small, whitish flowers and pea sized, purplish black berries. Also called fern asparagus. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Asparagus setaceus — Common Asparagus Fern[1] Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • asparagus — asparaginous /as peuh raj euh neuhs/, adj. /euh spar euh geuhs/, n. 1. any plant of the genus Asparagus, of the lily family, esp. A. officianalis, cultivated for its edible shoots. 2. the shoots, eaten as a vegetable. [bef. 1000; < L < Gk… …   Universalium

  • Asparagus setaceus —   Asparagus setaceus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fern — This article is about the group of pteridophyte plants. For other uses, see Fern (disambiguation). Ferns (Pteridophyta) Temporal range: Mid Devonian[1] Recent …   Wikipedia

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