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Noun: ribbon fern
  1. Fern of North Africa and Azores and Canary Islands
    - spider fern, Pteris serrulata
  2. Epiphytic fern found in lowland forests of tropical America
    - grass fern, Vittaria lineata
  3. Epiphytic fern with straplike usually twisted fronds of tropical Asia and Polynesia and America
    - Ophioglossum pendulum

Derived forms: ribbon ferns

Type of: adder's tongue, adder's tongue fern, fern

Part of: genus Pteris, genus Vittaria, Pteris, Vittaria

Encyclopedia: Ribbon fern