Nefrolepis, helecho espada, helecho rizado nephrolepis. How to care for boston fern plants, growing nephrolepis exaltata. Nephrolepis cordifolia, is a fern native to northern australia and asia. Frond tips may brown up in winter conditions where humidity is low. Impact of various pulsing and holding solutions on the quality and longevity of nephrolepis exaltata l.
Erect sword fern, tuber sword fern, fishbone fern, ladder fern, boston fern synonymy. This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Nephrolepis in the germplasm resources information network grin, u. Sword fern care nephrolepis obliterata daylilies in. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. The atlas of florida plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. Nephrolepis exaltata, known as the sword fern or boston fern, is a species of fern in the family. Other nephrolepis species in florida also with pointed leaflet tips and without the bicolored rachis scales of n. Floridas native sword fern, also known as wild boston fern nephrolepis exaltata figure 1. This document is ssagr22, one of a series of the agronomy department, ufifas extension. Pdf nephrolepis cordifolia occurs in many tropical, subtropical. Boston ferns are typically attractive, with long, graceful fronds bedecked with tiny leaves. How to care for boston fern plants, growing nephrolepis. The veins are free and there are present white line dots over the vein tips.
Use pdf download to do whatever you like with pdf files on the web and regain control. Compared to most other ferns your going to find this plant a lot easier to care for in regards to light, humidity levels and propagating see care instructions below. It is a relatively tough fern, with a higher tolerance for light than other species, and as far as ferns go, they are more tolerant of dry conditions and easy to. It is an evergreen fern that grows with an upright spreading habit to 3 tall and as. Cultivation grow indoors or under glass in a multipurpose compost or a mix of 1 part loam, 2 parts sharp sand, and 3 parts leaf mould in bright filtered light, with moderate to high humidity and good ventilation. Itis taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties.
The sori are located at the margin and are equipped with reniform indusia. I also study the taxonomy of the brazil nut family lecythidaceae. Vegetation change inferred from the pollen record in recent sediments from around the lagoseast coastal environment sw nigeria article pdf available june 2019. Its name comes from the greek word nephro meaning kidney and lepis referring to a scale, which in this case refers to the shape of the leaves. Distinguishing native and nonnative boston ferns and sword ferns nephrolepis spp. This is the variety that most people recognize, and which is grown worldwide. There are actually two species of nephrolepis found in cultivation. Pdf impact of various pulsing and holding solutions on. Nephrolepis exaltata, commonly called sword fern or boston fern, is native to florida, west indies, mexico, central america, south america, polynesia and africa.
Schott cut foliage under room temperature article pdf available january 20 with 46. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Web to pdf convert any web pages to highquality pdf files while retaining page layout, images, text and. White friable callus with 2,4d 2mgl at the cut ends of stolon segments. Pdf nephrolepis brownii asian swordfern researchgate. Boston fern the boston fern is the most popular of all ferns grown indoors and has been found to be one of the easiest to care for and maintain. Epiphytic fern leaf length in belize ranges from about 1 cm the rare hecistopteris pumila to 2 meters nephrolepis. The fern star plant reproduces by spores and develops what are called fiddleheads. Plants profile for nephrolepis cordifolia narrow swordfern. When they are young they resemble a common boston fern, but as the fern matures the fronds will keep getting longer, easily reaching lengths of 8 or more. Department of agriculture agricultural research service. Also noted as naturalized in georgia duncan and kartesz 1981. These species are distributed in the tropics of the entire.
To supplement the original account of nephrolepis, there are published herewith revised lists of varieties. Pdf impact of various pulsing and holding solutions on the. Pdf cabi invasive species compendium datasheet find, read. Nephrolepis cordifolia ufifas center for aquatic and. This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. Schott boston swordfern subordinate taxa the plants database includes the following 2 subspecies of nephrolepis exaltata. Rootstock usually annual, erect, weak, producing a few short wiry stolons bearing round to ellipsoid tubers 123 cm long. Small light green rounded leaves on thin stems great textural interest for shade container plantings. It is an evergreen fern that grows with an upright spreading habit to 3 tall and as wide.
Choose to extract every page into a pdf or select pages to extract. These are primarily included because names of species rank are. Nephrolepis exaltata, known as the sword fern or boston fern, is a species of fern in the family lomariopsidaceae sometimes treated in the families davalliaceae or oleandraceae, or in its own family, nephrolepidaceae native to tropical regions throughout the world. Nephrolepis is a genus of about 30 species of ferns in the family davalliaceae included in lomariopsidaceae in some classifications. For the latter, select the pages you wish to extract. Pdf nephrolepis cordifolia nephrolepidaceae naturalized in. Nephrolepis obliterata is sensitive to both too little and too much water, so water the plant well but permit the soil to dry out between waterings. Sword fern care nephrolepis obliterata sword fern care nephrolepis obliterata. There are many leaflets, or pinnae, ranging from 40100 mm 1. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and uptodate information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in. Description the green fantasy variety of nephrolepis has frilly, bright green fronds in a compressed shape. Nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis or as it is more popularly known the boston fern is a great first house plant or a fern to introduce to your collection, quite easy to care for and it will live happily in your home or office. This costa rican native fern will need shade and sheltered conditions.
Pdf vegetation change inferred from the pollen record in. The plant list includes a further 14 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus nephrolepis. Its recommended for everyone looking for impressive fern for hanging basket as its fronds can grow well over 3 meters long without much effort. Split or extract pdf files online, easily and free. The plants database includes the following 2 subspecies of nephrolepis exaltata. Nephrolepis pendulum is one of the most impressive tropical ferns there is. This fern commonly grows wild in humid environments such as swamps and forests, especially in tropical regions. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the university of south florida and other herbaria. Occurs most densely in partial or full shade of hammocks, as far north as the florida panhandle clewell 1985.
The spores are visible on the underside of the leaf, but this fern mainly propagates by spreading hairy runners. East or west in a pinch would be acceptable, but south facing in full sunshine should be avoided. Nevertheless, there are some requirements that need to be met in order for the sword fern to grow healthy and strong. Nephrolepis cordifolia sword fern tufts of finelytoothed swordshaped fronds rise from short, erect, hairy leaf stems. Click split pdf, wait for the process to finish and download.
Acer palmatum atropurpureum acer palmatum senkaki acmena smithii var. It has large fronds and beautiful upright bushy and swordsahped leaves. Some documents posted on the hear website are in adobe acrobat pdf format. Mostly terrestrial but also on rocks, on trees and sometimes in axils of palmleaves. Nephrolepis duffii, nephrolepis cordifolia duffii, pigmy. The nephrolepis exaltata is the one type of fern which can be kept and maintained in our apartments the easiest.
Both fertile and sterile fronds are pinnate, up to 3 feet in length and 3 inches wide. This pdf version does not have an isbn or issn and is not therefore. Split a pdf file by page ranges or extract all pdf pages to multiple pdf files. Nephrolepis exaltata, commonly called sword fern or boston fern. Tropics, perhaps pantropical botanical description. The genus is commonly referred to as macho ferns or swordferns. It will tolerate drier, poorer soil than most ferns. Nephrolepis article about nephrolepis by the free dictionary.
Swartz also sometimes placed in nephrolepidaceae, ladder fern family, or davalliaceae, sword fern family origin. It has many common names including fishbone fern,tuberous sword fern,tuber ladder fern, erect sword fern, narrow sword fern and ladder fern, and herringbone fern. Nephrolepis exaltata plant finder missouri botanical garden. Boston fern nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis guide. Boston fern care indoors nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis. Nephrolepis is a genus of about 30 species of ferns. The plant list includes 30 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus nephrolepis. Fishbone fern nephrolepis cordifolia is very similar to several other native ferns nephrolepis spp. This pdf version does not have an isbn or issn and is not therefore effectively published melbourne code, art. Smith evolution of the florida foliage plant industry. I am an amateur botanist working on the fern and lycophyte flora of santa catarina island, in southern brazil.
The fern star is a vascular plant that belongs to the plant kingdom known as pteridophyta. The following photos will allow you to identify ferns. An evergreen perennial herbaceous plant, it can reach as high as 4090 centimetres 1635 in, and in extreme cases up to 1. Pronounced nefrolepis, nephrolepis is also called the sword fern or boston fern.
A conspectus of the native and naturalized species of nephrolepis. Nephrolepis definition of nephrolepis by the free dictionary. Boston fern, nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis master. Nephrolepis undulata can be recognized by its slender, seasonal rhizome, which usually does not bear more than one or two fronds at the same time, whereas n. Davalliaceae pigmy swordfern, littleleaved swordfern, fishbone fern, lemon button fern origin. It is placed in the dryopteridaceae in some other classifications. Nephrolepis synonyms, nephrolepis pronunciation, nephrolepis translation, english dictionary definition of nephrolepis. It is common in humid forests and swamps, especially in northern south america, mexico, central america, florida, the west indies, polynesia and africa. Epiphytic, epilithic on rock, or terrestrial in habit. Pteridophytes are lumped here as a group, but include 12 families. Media in category nephrolepis exaltata the following 106 files are in this category, out of 106 total. The first list a represents the forms now growing in the living collection of the brooklyn botanic garden 19161917.
Page designed through the cooperative efforts of interagency itis teams. During the growing season, water moderately soft water and apply a halfstrength balanced liquid fertiliser monthly. Nephrolepis a genus of epiphytic or terrestrial ferns of the family oleandraceae sometimes assigned to the family davalliaceae. A boston fern will accept some full sun and some quite shady areas, but for a happy and healthy looking plant you should aim for a fairly bright spot which does not receive harsh sunlight a north facing window would be ideal. Boston fern is a common ornamental plant frequently grown as a houseplant in cold climates.
See our policy to learn more about the cookies we use. We do not intend the plant list to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. Nephrolepis obliterata is either low light or high light tolerant. Nephrolepis duffii, nephrolepis cordifolia duffii family. Jul 15, 2014 starr1006237772nephrolepis sppotted plants in shade housepukalani plant company pulehumaui 24949015421. Plants profile for nephrolepis exaltata boston swordfern. Oleandraceae young stolons gamborg b 5 medium leaf primordial production with iba 1mgl. Nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis is an evergreen fern, native to tropical regions throughout the world. The printed version, however, was effectively published on 6 june 20. Nephrolepis obliterata is a large, grounddwelling or terrestrial fern which grows in rainforests upon rocks or in soil near lakes or streams native to northeastern australia and new guinea. These plants do not have seeds or flowers but include stems, roots and leaves. We do not use these to store personal information about you.1498 172 478 873 257 1498 1366 1015 714 763 1037 423 174 1102 1376 546 1562 1044 1218 1235 832 807 52 785 689 830 276 709 1107 544 1452