Phlebodium

Phlebodium spp.

profile iconPolypodium aureum Plant 2800px
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profile iconPolypodium aureum Plant 2800px
by Ram-Man (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
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Small genus with 5 epiphytic fern species from tropical and subtropical climates in the Americas. They possess scaley rhizomes and produce pinnately divided, evergreen foliage with distinctive yellow-orange, raised spore cases on the underside of the fronds. Easy to grow species, popular in cultivation as an ornamental garden plant and many varieties and cultivars are available. They prefer a moist, shady site but can tolerate sun if given sufficient moisture.

Special features

Attractive leaves

Environment

Light

Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Polypodiaceae

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