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Microsorum scolopendrium Wart fern Pakis toker Polypodioceae
 

Microsorum scolopendrium, Wart fern, Pakis toker

 

Microsorum scolopendrium, Wart fern, Pakis toker

Probably the mMicrosorum scolopendrium, Wart fern, Pakis tokerost widespread species, being found in tropical Africa through Asia to Australasia and the islands of Polynesia, this species has broad, tonque-shaped fronds that are light green and deeply cut.
The fronds sprout from a spreading rhizome.
Cultivation: Like most fern species moist, well-drained, cool, shaded aspects suit them best. Because of their creeping habits they can be grown up a trunk, particularly that of a tree fern, or grown in hanging Microsorum scolopendrium, Wart fern, Pakis tokerbaskets which they will engulf.
Propagate by dividing rooted rhizomes.

 

 

   

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