Definition of Giant fern
1. Noun. Highly variable species of very large primitive ferns of the Pacific tropical areas with high rainfall.
Generic synonyms: Tree Fern
Group relationships: Genus Angiopteris
Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Fern
Literary usage of Giant fern
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"... and of these eight are conifers, twenty-three cycads, six rushes, and thirty-five ferns. Among the latter occurs the broad-leaved giant fern ..."