Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Schott

Common name

English: Giant sword fern

German: Biseratenfarn

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Dryopteridaceae (8)

          Genus: Nephrolepis (1)

           Epithet: biserrata (Sw.) Schott (1)

biserrata => from Latin bi, twice and serratus, saw-like or serrated; ie. doubly serrated, referring to the leaves

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Nephrolepis biserrata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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