staghorn fern

staghorn fern

noun
any of several epiphytic Old World ferns of the genus Platycerium, having broad, often antlerlike leaves and cultivated as a houseplant.

Origin:
1880–85

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staghorn fern (ˈstæɡˌhɔːn)
 
n
any of various tropical and subtropical ferns of the genus Platycerium with fronds resembling antlers

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