scaly fern

Definitions of scaly fern
  1. noun
    small European fern with chaffy leathery fronds
    synonyms: Asplenium ceterach, Ceterach officinarum, scale fern
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    fern
    any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
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