mangrove fern

Acrostichum aureum l.

  • mangrove fern
  • mangrove fern
  • Flower name
    mangrove fern
  • Scientific name
    Acrostichum aureum l.
  • Aliasswamp fern, 耳持羊歯, mangrove fern, シダ, 羊歯
  • Place of originWorld's tropical and subtropical
  • Place of floweringSeashore, Subtropical region, Okinawa, Ornamental plants, River, pond
  • Flowering season

What is mangrove fern

Mangrove fern, scientific name: Acrostichum aureum L., is the semi-aquatic evergreen fern of the Acrostichum genus, of the Teridaceae department native to the coasts of the world's tropical and subtropical areas. The clumps of Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island, mangrove wetlands in Japan. From short rhizomes 1-needled the 2 m long pinnately compound leaves with the issue. Leaves are glossy and stiff in the cortex, hairless. Small leaves palmately compound leaves are lanceolate, rounded. Without petals, ferns since, sporangia have leaves backside of the leaf tip.

Common name: mimimotissida (ears have fern), scientific name: Acrostichum aureum L., aka: mangrove fern, swamp fern, Mimimochi-shida

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    A. aureum
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeSemi-aquatic Evergreen ferns, perennials
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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