1. [ noun ] (botany) stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides
Synonyms: Acrostichum_aureum golden_fern
Related terms: fern Acrostichum US
2. [ noun ] (botany) widely distributed fern of tropical southern hemisphere having leathery pinnatifid fronds
Synonyms: ten-day_fern Rumohra_adiantiformis Polystichum_adiantiformis leatherleaf_fern
Related terms: fern Rumohra
Similar spelling:   leather_flower