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Noun: Matteuccia struthiopteris
  1. Tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes
    - ostrich fern, shuttlecock fern, fiddlehead, Pteretis struthiopteris, Onoclea struthiopteris

Type of: fern

Part of: genus Matteuccia, genus Pteretis, Matteuccia, Pteretis

Encyclopedia: Matteuccia struthiopteris