Blechnum Brasiliense (Neoblechnum Brasiliense)

COMMON NAME

Brazilian dwarf tree fern, red Brazilian tree fern, and red dwarf tree fern

TYPE

Fern

FAMILY

Blechnaceae

NOTES

Forms a thin stipe-stubbed trunk up to 12 in in height. The new foliage is a striking deep red color. As the fronds mature it turns to a glossy green.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South America

NATIVE HABITAT

Warm and humid subtropical forests

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

rhs.org.uk



Blechnum brasiliense