floating fern

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Related to floating fern: Salvinia, Salvinia auriculata
  • noun

Synonyms for floating fern

aquatic fern of tropical America often used in aquariums

small free-floating aquatic fern from the eastern United States to tropical America

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Azolla is a genus of floating ferns that contains a permanent endosymbiotic community of a heterosist-forming, filamentous, nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria Anabaena azollae Strasb.
One of the smallest ferns available is fairy moss, or fairy fern, the tiny floating fern for ponds which multiplies rapidly in summer to provide shade.