American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An eastern North American fern (Camptosorus rhizophyllus) having undivided fronds that often take root at the tip.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small tufted evergreen fern, Camptosorus rhizophyllus, native of eastern North America, having the fronds heart-shaped or hastate at the base, and tapering above into a slender prolongation, which frequently takes root at the apex (whence the name;). Also walking-leaf.
- n. Either of two species of fern in the genus Asplenium (Asplenium rhizophyllum or Asplenium sibiricum) that produces new plantlets from the tips of its leaves.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Bot.) See Walking leaf, below.
- n. ferns having lanceolate fronds that root at the tip
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