Flower Database

Ostrich fern

Basic information
Flower Name
Ostrich fern
Formal Name
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Alias
屈, Ostrich fern
Habitat
Temperate regions of the northern hemisphere
Morph
Deciduous perennial fern.
Comment
Ostrich fern(scientific name: Matteuccia struthiopteris) is a deciduous perennial fern of the family onocleaceae of the genus mteuccia. The ostrich fern resembles a bracken or a osmund, and the upper part is in the coiled shape.
The shoots of the ostrich fern is called pteretis (buckling) and edible mountain grass. Season is May-June is Peony species are cultivated, so can get even in the winter. Boiling to cook a light salad or boiled, Tempura, eat. Taste is not habit.
Common name: Ostrich fern, Scientific name:Matteuccia struthiopteris,
Another name: shuttlecock fern, fiddlehead, onoclea struthiopteris, pteretis struthiopteris
Habitat: all over Japan, environment: low mountain in damp places, living type: perennial live fern, leaf: pinnately compound leaves, shape: bracken fern and spring to similar upper spiral, season: 5-6 months (Peony species are grown. ), How to Cook: lightly boiled, Tempura and salad taste: has a particularly strong taste not, use: grass.
Detailed information
Order
Polypodiales
Family
Onocleaceae
Genus
Matteuccia
Species
M. struthiopteris
Flower type
Flower array
Petal shape
Leaf type
Pinnate
Leaf edge
Flowering place
Low mountain field
Color
Brown
Season
Height
100  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
 ~