Asplenium nidus

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    Asplenium nidus @ Sakuyakonohanakan
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    Asplenium nidus @ Kojimachi

Basic information

Flower Name
Asplenium nidus
Formal Name
Asplenium nidus
Alias
Habitat
Japan, Taiwan, China
Morph
evergreen ferns

Comment

What is Asplenium nidus

Bird's Nest Fern, scientific name:Asplenium nidus , is an evergreen ferns of the department Aspleniaceae Asplenium genus in Japan, Taiwan and China. Short-stemmed out radially in long leaves. Leaves in the seaweed kelp similar folds the glossy, vein Central vertical straight growth area than somewhat dented has. Leaf tip best width half as come with sporangia. Share Central radial structure accumulates water and leaves made mulch and nutrition. Other shoots are eaten in fixture of Hitachi and miso soup, fried, even smelling the flowers flowers used. Because it is fern, the flower does not bloom. There is a spleenwort in the same stonewort genus. Also, the abyss is a garden variety of Bird's Nest Fern, however it becomes larger than a spleenwort, however it is gathered up without becoming huge.

Common name:Bird's Nest Fern, scientific nameAsplenium nidus, origin: Ogasawara and Okinawa of Japan, Taiwan and China , Habitat: tropical Asia, Pacific Islands, Living type: evergreen ferns, Large species with single leaves, radiating out at the end of short stems, Leaf shape: broadly linear
Leaf length: 1 to 1.5 m, Leaf margin: full margin, Note: Endangered IB species (EN) (Ministry of the Environment Red List).

Detailed information

Order
Pteridophyta
Family
Aspleniaceae
Genus
Asplenium
Species
A. nidus
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Other
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Wide linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Brown
Season
Height
100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
 ~

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