Definition of staghorn fern in English:

staghorn fern

Syllabification: stag·horn fern

noun

  • A fern with fronds that resemble antlers, occurring in tropical rain forests where it typically grows as an epiphyte.
    • Genus Platycerium, family Polypodiaceae
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    • Still thinking big, French suggests the magnificent staghorn fern, Platycerium.
    • Spratlin also used vertical space to help create a convincing garden by mounting pots of staghorn ferns and donkey tails on the wall near the gate.
    • The giant staghorn fern has upright sterile leaflike structures of glossy, vivid green.

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