Definition of Hairy lip fern

1. Noun. Small North American evergreen fern whose stipes and lower frond surfaces are densely wooly.

Exact synonyms: Cheilanthes Lanosa, Wooly Lip Fern
Generic synonyms: Lip Fern, Lipfern



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairy Lip Fern

hairworms
hairy
hairy-eared dwarf lemur
hairy-eared dwarf lemurs
hairy-legged vampire bat
hairy ball theorem
hairy cell leukaemia
hairy cells
hairy darling pea
hairy eyeball
hairy golden aster
hairy heart
hairy honeysuckle
hairy leukoplakia
hairy lip fern (current term)
hairy mole
hairy root
hairy root culture
hairy spurge
hairy tare
hairy tongue
hairy vetch
hairy willowherb
hairy wood mint
hairytail mole
hairytail moles
haitch
haitches

Literary usage of Hairy lip fern

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1. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"The name of hairy lip-fern, by which this species is frequently mentioned in the books, is rarely used in speaking of it. Recently the specific name lanosa ..."

2. A World of Green Hills: Observations of Nature and Human Nature in the Blue by Bradford Torrey (1898)
"... directly in the rear of the hotel, I came upon a dense patch of a smallish, very narrow, dark-stemmed fern, new to my eyes, — the hairy lip-fern, ..."

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