Asplenium nidus

COMMON NAME

Birds Nest fern or Nest fern

TYPE

Fern

FAMILY

Aspleniaceae

NOTES

Large simple fronds visually similar to banana leaves growing into large rosettes with individual fronds up to 60 inches.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Tropical Africa , Australia and tropical Asia

NATIVE HABITAT

Either an epiphyte or terrestrial plant, but typically grows on organic matter. This fern often lives in palm trees, where it collects water and humus in its leaf-rosette. It thrives in warm, humid areas in partial to full shade

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

nativeplants.hawaii.edu

thespruce.com



Asplenium nidus