Boston fernBoston fern
a cultivated fern (Nephrolepis exaltata var. bostoniensis) with odd-pinnate leaves, used as a houseplant
A cultivar of the sword fern Nephrolepis exaltata, having arching or drooping pinnate fronds and popular as a houseplant.
Origin of Boston fernSo called because the cultivar was first discovered in a lot of fern plants shipped to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and subsequently propagated by a local distributor