ribbon fern

noun

1
: a fern of the genus Vittaria having grasslike fronds
2
: a commonly cultivated Asiatic fern (Pteris serrulata) naturalized in tropical America
3
: an Australian adder's-tongue (Ophioglossum pendulum)

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“Ribbon fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ribbon%20fern. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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