Pteris wallichiana J.Agardh

Fronds often more than 1 m long mostly divided 2 or occasionally 3 times. Segments to 2.5 cm long with a soft spine at the base, sterile ones toothed; veins running together. Stalks thick.

Needs shelter and warmth.

New Guinea, Samoa, Malaysia, China, Japan to India.

Blades often more than 1 m long; sterile segments toothed; veins netted.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Pteridaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Pteridaceae
genus       Pteris L.