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asparagus fern Syllabification: as·par·a·gus fern
Pronunciation: /əˈsperəɡəs fərn/

Definition of asparagus fern in English:


A decorative indoor or greenhouse plant with feathery foliage, related to the edible asparagus.
  • Genus Asparagus, family Liliaceae: several species, in particular A. plumosus
Example sentences
  • The asparagus fern, Asparagus setaceus, is happy to spend its life in a semi-shaded part of the kitchen - just make sure the feathery foliage is misted occasionally, and don't let the compost dry out for long periods.
  • The poster-calendar features 24 of the most harmful environmental weeds, including wandering jew, camphor laurel, orange jessamine, umbrella tree, asparagus fern and morning glory.
  • There's two mini cyclamen, an asparagus fern, and some whose names I can't remember so I'll have to look them up.
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