Definition of bristle fern in English:

bristle fern

Line breaks: bris¦tle fern

noun

  • A mainly tropical filmy fern with hair-like bristles protruding from the spore-containing bodies.
    • Genus Trichomanes, family Hymenophyllaceae
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    • Bristle fern demands shaded crevices and grottoes in sandy or acidic rocks.
    • In the darkest areas in several gullies, he found the Killarney bristle fern.
    • Ferns of interest included the bristle fern.

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