Japan's biggest fern
- Flower nameFlying Spider-monkey Tree Fern
- Scientific nameCyathea lepiferu
- AliasFlying Spider-monkey Tree Fern, モリヘゴ, 森ヘゴ, アヤヘゴ, 日陰ヘゴ
- Place of originPhilippines, Taiwan, China or Japan
- Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens, Subtropical region
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September
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.