Definition of Christmas fern

1. Noun. North American evergreen fern having pinnate leaves and dense clusters of lance-shaped fronds.




Definition of Christmas fern

1. Noun. An evergreen fern (''Polystichum acrostichoides'') of eastern North America. ¹

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Literary usage of Christmas fern

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1. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents, Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"THE christmas fern Teacher's Story "No shivering frond that shuns the blast sways on its slender chaffy stem; Full veined and lusty green it stands, ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"A SINGULAR FORM OF THE christmas fern. The accompanying plate shows two curiously transformed fronds of the common christmas fern, ..."

3. Elementary Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1898)
"If we take some fresh fruiting leaves of the christmas fern, or of any one of many of the species of the true ferns just at the ripening of the spores, ..."

4. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"In America, its southern limits are nearly identical with the northern limits of the christmas fern, as if Nature had assured herself that there should be ..."

5. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1899)
"The christmas fern grows in well-shaded places, 'and when the fronds come tip through the snow in the woods the glossy, dark green clumps are in striking ..."

6. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"If we examine the under side of such short pinnas of the christmas fern we see ... This indusium in the case of the christmas fern, and also in some others, ..."

7. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"If we examine the under side of such short pinnae of the christmas fern we see that there are two ... These minute objects underneath are the christmas fern ..."

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