Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Japan's biggest fern

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    Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome

Basic information

Flower Name
Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern
Formal Name
Cyathea lepiferu
Alias
Habitat
Philippines, Taiwan, China or Japan
Morph
Large evergreen tree fern

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What is Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern , scientific name: Cyathea lepiferu, is native to Japan, China, Taiwan or Philippines, and is a large evergreen tree fern of the family Cyatheaceaes. Distributed in the Amami Oshima Island South, is a fern plants in Japan produced. Unique design looks, and left countless oval reverse figure-eight shaped leaves mark on the stem surface. Leaves are twice pinnately compound leaves and are dissected. The young shoots are edible.

Common name: Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern, scientific name: Cyathea lepiferu, also known as: Hikage hego , origin: Philippines, Taiwan, China, Japan of Yaeyama Islands and Yakushima Island, Tree height: 5-15 m, leaf length: 3-4 m, leaf shape: twice pinnately compound leaves, flowering stage: May to September, petals: nothig (spore exist), Fruit: nothing.

Detailed information

Order
Cyatheales
Family
Cyatheaceae
Genus
Cyathea
Species
C. lepiferu
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Other
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GreenhouseBotanic garden(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Brown
Season
MayJunJulAugSep
Height
500 ~ 1500 [cm]
Diameter
0 ~ 0

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