Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis'

Boston Fern Fronds wide, weeping. This cultivar is the source of most of the others. The original cultivar arose in stock sent from Philadelphia, USA, to a Boston nursery in the 1870's, soon becoming widespread in nurseries of the Boston area and being accepted elsewhere.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Lomariopsidaceae
genus       Nephrolepis Schott
species        Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott