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Noun: leather fern  le-dhu(r) furn
  1. Stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides
    - golden fern, Acrostichum aureum
     
  2. Widely distributed fern of tropical southern hemisphere having leathery pinnatifid fronds
    - leatherleaf fern, ten-day fern, Rumohra adiantiformis, Polystichum adiantiformis

Derived forms: leather ferns

Type of: fern

Part of: Acrostichum, genus Acrostichum, genus Rumohra, Rumohra