Nephrolepis falcata 'Furcans'

COMMON NAME

Fishtail Swordfern

TYPE

Fern

FAMILY

Nephrolepidaceae

NOTES

Well-known for its long, strongly weeping fronds. A massive fern with long arching pinnate fronds, the segments widely spaced, broad, leathery yellow-green, and forked toward the tips.Falcata is from the Latin falcatus, sickle-shaped; furcans is from the Latin furca, a two-pronged fork.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Myanmar, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea

NATIVE HABITAT

Terrestrial or epiphytic, widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its ornamental foliage

WEB SOURCES

nparks.gov.sg

wikipedia.org

somemagneticislandplants.com



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