lace-fern

[ leys-furn ]
/ ˈleɪsˌfɜrn /

noun

a small, tufted fern, Cheilanthes gracillima, having dark-brown stalks and fronds about 4 inches (10.2 cm) long.

Origin of lace-fern

First recorded in 1880–85
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