Dicksonia antarctica

Dicksonia antarctica

  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Flower name
    Dicksonia antarctica
  • Scientific name
    Dicksonia antarctica
  • AliasDicksonia antarctica, Soft tree fern, Man fern, Tasmanian tree fern
  • Place of origineastern Australia
  • Place of floweringOrnamental plants, Specific area
  • Flowering season

What is Dicksonia antarctica

Dicksonia antarctica ,soft tree fern, man fern, or Tasmanian tree fern, (scientific name: Dicksonia antarctica) is a large evergreen tree fern of the family Dixoniaceae, native to eastern Australia. It is native to mountainous cloud forests in its native habitat. Leaves grow in bunches at the top of the stem. The leaves are amniotic, so they do not flower and, after a period of time, spore-caps form on the underside of the leaves.

Common name: Dixonia antarctica, scientific name: Dicksonia antarctica, aka: Soft tree fern, Man fern, Tasmanian tree fern, place of origin: Eastern Australia, Living type: evergreen ferns, height: 5-15 m, leaf shape: 2-4 pinnate compound leaves.


  • Eye
    Cyatheales
  • Family
    Dicksoniaceae
  • Genus
    Dicksonia
  • Species
    D. antarctica
  • Type of flower
    Other
  • Array of flower
    Other
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Other
  • Life typelarge evergreen tree fern
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.0 ~ 0.0 cm

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