Definition of Acrostichum aureum

1. Noun. Stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides.

Exact synonyms: Golden Fern, Leather Fern
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Acrostichum, Genus Acrostichum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrostichum Aureum

Acrobates
Acrocarpus
Acrocarpus fraxinifolius
Acrocephalus
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Acroceraunian
Acroclinium
Acroclinium roseum
Acrocomia
Acrocomia aculeata
Acrocomia vinifera
Acropolis
Acropolitan
Acropora
Acrostichum
Acrostichum aureum
Acroá
Act.
Act of God
Act of Parliament
Act of Parliament clock
Actaea
Actaea alba
Actaea rubra
Acteon
Actias
Actias luna
Actifed
Actiniaria
Actinidia

Literary usage of Acrostichum aureum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flora Indica: Being a Systematic Account of the Plants of British India by Thomas Thomson, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1855)
"... acrostichum aureum, and a Composite shrub. Our knowledge of the flora of these provinces is chiefly derived from Roxburgh's ' Flora Indica;' many of the ..."

2. Historia filicum: An Exposition of the Nature, Number and Organography of by John Smith (1875)
"acrostichum aureum, Linn. Illust. Hook, and Bauer. Gen. Fil., t. 81 A.; Moore Ind. Fil., p. 8, B; J. Sm. Ferns, Brit, and For.» fig. 54. OBS. ..."

3. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1891)
"A few of our rarer ferns that have been successfully cultivated are: Acrostichum aureum, Cheilanthes tomentosa, Adiantum tenerum, ..."

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