Australian tree fern

noun

Definition of Australian tree fern

:a fast-growing tree fern (Cyathea cooperi) native to Australia that has broad, finely-divided fronds and a thin stem and that is cultivated as an ornamental
  • His black-bottom lagoon-style pool features two 20-feet-tall Australian tree ferns nearby.
  • —Christine ColeOrlando Sentinel2 Apr. 2004
  • An avenue of Australian tree ferns spreads great green fronds to create a delicate pattern of light and dark over indigenous Irish ferns below.
  • —Brian De BreffnyArchitectural DigestOctober 1986

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First Known Use of australian tree fern

1857


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