Osmunda

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Osmunda os-mun′da a genus of ferns, the chief species being Osmunda regalis, the royal fern—also called Bog-onion, King-fern, &c.
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Usage

In literature:

There were huge clumps of OSMUNDA REGALIS spreading their fronds in tropical profusion.
"Fisherman's Luck" by Henry van Dyke
We observed some springs, with but little water however, though densely surrounded with ferns (Osmunda).
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
L. OSMUNDA REGALIS var.
"The Fern Lover's Companion" by George Henry Tilton
Filix Brasiliana Osmundae minori serrato folio.
"A Voyage to New Holland" by William Dampier
Here Oberon and Titania might sleep beneath a bower of motionless royal Osmunda.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
Hart's-tongue, and lady-fern, and the whole family of osmundas.
"Vixen, Volume III." by M. E. Braddon
Polypodium fibre may also be substituted for Osmunda fibre, or a proportion of each may be used.
"Orchids" by James O'Brien
OSMUNDA, L. FLOWERING FERN.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
The osmunda droops on the wall.
"Mearing Stones" by Joseph Campbell
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