Definition of Royal osmund
1. Noun. Large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds.
Generic synonyms: Flowering Fern, Osmund
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Royal Osmund
Literary usage of Royal osmund
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1. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"Royal fern, regal fern, king fern, and royal Osmund have doubtless been prompted by the same feeling that led Linnaeus to give it the name of regalis. ..."
2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"Even such common ferns as the royal osmund, the green spleenwort, and the parsley fern are completely lost to some districts within my recollection, ..."