Asplenium antiquum 'Victoria' & ‘Crissie’

COMMON NAME

Japanese Bird’s Nest Fern or Ruffled Birds Nest Fern

TYPE

Fern

FAMILY

Aspleniaceae

NOTES

A rosette-forming, bold textured, evergreen fern that displays overlapping, solid, wavy fronds that resemble a birds nest. Heavily ruffled margins of the foliage that give this fern its classic characteristic. 'Crissie' is an unusual bird's nest fern with forked patterns at the terminal end of every leaf.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Native to temperate East Asia, in China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan

NATIVE HABITAT

Found growing on tropical rainforest trees as epiphytes on cliffs, dark forests, and tree trunks

WEB SOURCES

missouribotanicalgarden.org

wikipedia.org


Asplenium antiquum 'Crissie' Asplenium antiquum 'Victoria'