Definition of Buckler fern

1. Noun. Any of various ferns of the genera Dryopteris or Polystichum or Lastreopsis having somewhat shield-shaped coverings on the sori.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckler Fern

bucking off
buckings
buckish
buckjumper
buckjumpers
buckjumping
buckle
buckle cavity
buckle down
buckle under
buckle up
buckled
buckled aorta
buckleless
buckler
buckler fern (current term)
buckler mustard
buckler plate
buckler plates
bucklered
bucklering
bucklers
buckles
buckleya
buckling
bucklings
buckminsterfullerene
buckminsterfullerenes
bucko
buckoes

Literary usage of Buckler fern

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Where to Find Ferns: With a Special Chapter on the Ferns Round London by Francis George Heath (1885)
"... buckler fern), Polystichum aculeatum (Hard Prickly Shield Fern). CHINGFORD. Polystichum aculeatum (Hard Prickly Shield Fern), Pteris aquilina (Bracken). ..."

2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Hay- scented buckler fern. — An elegant Scottish and Irish Fern closely related ... Broad buckler fern.—This well-known hardy Fern is closely related to N. ..."

3. Ferns: British and Exotic by Edward Joseph Lowe (1868)
"The form nanum, or "Dwarf prickly-toothed buckler fern," from Settle and ... The form dumetorum, or "Thicket prickly-toothed buckler fern," is also dwarf, ..."

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