Classification
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  • English
    • Tuber ladder fern
    • (ambiguous: sword fern)
    • Fishbone Fern
    • Tuber Sword Fern
    • Ladder fern
  • Scientific Names
    • Nephrolepis cordifolia
    • Aspidium cordifolium
    • Aspidium tuberosum
    • Nephrodium tuberosum
    • Nephrolepis tuberosa
    • Polypodium cordifolium
  • Spanish
    • Helecho serrucho
  • Hawaiian
    • kupukupu
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 圓羊齒

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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bcal003

Date

January 18, 2017 04:30 PM +13

Description

My wife Trish came with me to record a few ferns at track ends. This is the Wentworth.

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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snakeinmypocket

Date

January 19, 2017 05:37 PM HST

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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alexis-lh

Date

August 26, 2009 06:32 PM CDT

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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pjd1

Date

January 2, 2017 12:06 PM NZDT

Description

Locally common. Roots bearing tubers.

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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nicholasmaynenz

Date

January 2, 2017 11:03 AM +14

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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nicholasmaynenz

Date

December 30, 2016 01:03 PM +14

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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leonperrie

Date

December 23, 2016 02:39 PM NZDT

Place

Matapouri. (Google, OSM)

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

Observer

pjd1

Date

December 13, 2016

Description

Common in wasteland at start of reserve below Birkenhead / Glenfield Cemetery. Ferns bearing tubers amongst roots.

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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pjd1

Date

December 10, 2016 07:41 AM NZDT

Description

Abundant along the base of a weathered wooden spar at Pier Four, terminal Buildings. Associated with Cymbalaria muralis, Veronica javanica and Viola arvensis.

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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elliotgreiner

Date

November 24, 2016 02:09 PM CST

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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jack4

Date

October 8, 2016 10:05 AM NZDT

Description

Large patch growing near mangroves.

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Tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

Observer

caqalai

Date

October 4, 2016 05:57 PM NZDT

Description

Growing at the back of a revegetated strip beside work done on the new motorway. Growing with golden flowered fresias so probably resulting from dumped garden rubbish.

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Description from Wikipedia

Tuber ladder fern, (Nephrolepis cordifolia) is a fern native to northern Australia and Asia. It has many common names including erect sword fern, narrow sword fern and ladder fern, fishbone fern, and herringbone fern. It is similar to the related fern Nephrolepis exaltata.

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