Definition of Filmy fern

1. Noun. Any fern of the genus Trichomanes having large pinnatifid often translucent fronds; most are epiphytic on tree branches and twigs or terrestrial on mossy banks.




2. Noun. Any fern of the genus Hymenophyllum growing in tropical humid regions and having translucent leaves.
Exact synonyms: Film Fern
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Hymenophyllum, Hymenophyllum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filmy Fern

films
films noirs
filmset
filmsets
filmsetter
filmsetters
filmsetting
filmsettings
filmstar
filmstars
filmstrip
filmstrips
filmwise
filmworthy
filmy
filmy fern (current term)
filmzine
filmzines
filo
filo pastry
filoplumaceous
filoplume
filoplumes
filopodia
filopodial
filopodium
filopressure
filos
filose
filoselle

Literary usage of Filmy fern

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1. The fern paradise: a plea for the culture of ferns by Francis George Heath (1878)
"The Tunbridge filmy fern (Hymenophyllum ... The Onesided filmy fern (Hymenophyllum unilaterale). ..."

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