Asplenium flabellifolium Cav.

Necklace Fern

Rhizome short, tufted, densely covered with dark brown scales. Blade divided once, linear in outline, mostly to 40 cm long. Segments well separated and shortly stalked, mostly fan-shaped with outer margin toothed, larger ones subdivided; veins forked, radiating from the base of segments. Sori 1 to several on a segment, sometimes fusing together.

Will tolerate cool conditions.

WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Vic., Tas., NZ.

Linear fronds more or less prostrate and rooting at the tips; segments fan-shaped and toothed on the outer face.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Aspleniaceae. 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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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Aspleniaceae
genus       Asplenium L.