crape fern
crape fern crape fern n. a fern of New Zealand ({Leptopteris superba}) with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea.

Syn: crape fern, Prince-of-Wales fern, Prince-of-Wales feather, Prince-of-Wales plume, {Leptopteris superba}, Todea superba. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crape fern — noun New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea • Syn: ↑Prince of Wales fern, ↑Prince of Wales feather, ↑Prince of Wales plume, ↑Leptopteris superba, ↑Todea superba • Hypernyms: ↑fern …   Useful english dictionary

  • crape fern — /ˈkreɪp fɜn/ (say krayp fern) noun NZ → Prince of Wales feather …   Australian English dictionary

  • crape — n. 1 crecircpe, usu. of black silk or imitation silk, formerly used for mourning clothes. 2 a band of this formerly worn round a person s hat etc. as a sign of mourning. Phrases and idioms: crape fern a NZ fern, Leptopteris superba, with tall… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prince-of-Wales fern — noun New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea • Syn: ↑crape fern, ↑Prince of Wales feather, ↑Prince of Wales plume, ↑Leptopteris superba, ↑Todea superba • Hypernyms: ↑fern …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptopteris superba — crape fern crape fern n. a fern of New Zealand ({Leptopteris superba}) with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea. Syn: crape fern, Prince of Wales fern, Prince of Wales feather, Prince of Wales plume,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leptopteris superba — crape fern crape fern n. a fern of New Zealand ({Leptopteris superba}) with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea. Syn: crape fern, Prince of Wales fern, Prince of Wales feather, Prince of Wales plume,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of native New Zealand ferns — This is a list of native New Zealand ferns.These are the true ferns in the Division Pteridophyta that are native to New Zealand.Aspleniaceae* Asplenium bulbiferum Hen and Chickens Fern, Mouku * Asplenium flaccidum Hanging spleenwort * Asplenium… …   Wikipedia

  • genus Leptopteris — noun including some ferns sometimes placed in genus Todea • Syn: ↑Leptopteris • Hypernyms: ↑fern genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Osmundaceae, ↑family Osmundaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptopteris — noun including some ferns sometimes placed in genus Todea • Syn: ↑genus Leptopteris • Hypernyms: ↑fern genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Osmundaceae, ↑family Osmundaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptopteris superba — noun New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea • Syn: ↑crape fern, ↑Prince of Wales fern, ↑Prince of Wales feather, ↑Prince of Wales plume, ↑Todea superba • Hypernyms: ↑fern …   Useful english dictionary

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