Definition of Osmunda regalis
1. Noun. Large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds.
Generic synonyms: Flowering Fern, Osmund
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Literary usage of Osmunda regalis
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Type species : Osmunda regalis L. Blades bipinnate, some of them fertile at the ... Osmunda regalis L. Royal Fern. Fig. 15. Osmunda regalis L. Sp. PI. 1065. ..."
2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1901)
"There may be as few as two or as many as eight xylem strands in one transverse section of the stem, while in Osmunda regalis the number is considerably ..."