Classifications and Characteristics
|Ferns & Allies (Non-Seed Vascular Plants) (Fern)
|Plant Growth Form
|Preferred Climate Zone
|Local Conservation Status
Description and Ethnobotany
|Medium-sized fern with an erect rhizome, able to grow up to a spread of about 0.6 - 0.9 m wide.
|Green fronds in a rosette arrangement with curly margins and appears to be folding; frond length on average can reach up to about 30 - 40 cm long.
|Genus Asplenium means without spleen and is usually a reference for the fern to cure spleen ailments. Variety plicatum means folded together and is a reference to the character of the frond.
|Desirable Plant Features
|Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
Plant Care and Propagation
|Plant Growth Rate
|Mature Foliage Colour(s)
|The information in this website has been compiled from reliable sources, such as reference works on medicinal plants. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Readers should always consult his/her physician before using or consuming a plant for medicinal purposes.