floating fern

noun

Definition of floating fern

1 : any of several aquatic ferns of the genus Ceratopteris (especially C. thalictroides and C. pteridoides) often used in aquariums

called also water sprite

2 : floating moss also : a related plant (Azolla caroliniana)

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“Floating fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floating%20fern. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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