hart's-tongue fern

hart's-tongue fern

noun
1. tropical American terrestrial fern with leathery lanceolate fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polybotrya [syn: hart's-tongue
2. Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate fronds [syn: hart's-tongue
3. common epiphytic or sometimes terrestrial fern having pale yellow-green strap-shaped leaves; Florida to West Indies and Mexico and south to Uruguay [syn: Florida strap fern
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