floating fern

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Related to floating fern: Salvinia, Salvinia auriculata
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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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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.
This coating was inspired by a floating fern, which will be on display in display pools, along with some early research samples.
There are nearly 10 000 inland reservoirs in Sri Lanka and most of them are covered with floating ferns like Salvinia and Water Hyacinth.