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mother spleenwort

noun
1.
a fern, Asplenium bulbiferum, of tropical Africa and Australasia, the fronds often bearing bulbils that sprout into new plants while still attached, grown as an ornamental.
Origin
1960-1965
probably earlier than 1960-65
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