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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
  • Spanish
    • Helecho serrucho
  • Hawaiian
    • kupukupu
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 圓羊齒

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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pjd1

Date

March 19, 2016

Description

Common on Phoenix canariensis palms growing in Motel grounds - the rhizomes of these plants bearing tubers

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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murray_dawson

Date

March 21, 2016 10:15 AM NZDT

Description

Nephrolepis cordifolia (ladder fern). William Hall Arboretum, Thames. © Murray Dawson

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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amybird

Date

March 19, 2016 11:25 AM PDT

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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wendy5

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

This patch of Nephrolepis cordifolia (Fishbone Fern on Lord Howe Island, Tuber Ladder Fern on this site) was growing behind my hotel in the understory.

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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dhutch

Date

February 14, 2016

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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wendy5

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

This beautiful fern was abundant along the trail, growing on the ground, from rocks, and even from a tree. Maybe Nephrolepis cordifolia (Tuber Ladder Fern)? It is supposed to be naturalized in this area, originally from farther north in Australia.

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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tangatawhenua

Date

January 27, 2016

Description

Growing by a track.

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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tangatawhenua

Date

January 27, 2016

Description

Ladder fern is the only name I know for this, but I am sure somewon will give me the right name :)

Growing in a clearing.

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AP

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 27, 2016

Description

Ladder fern is the only name I know for this, but I am sure somewon will give me the right name :)

Growing in a clearing.

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AP

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

Observer

aunty

Date

November 22, 2015

Place

Warkworth (Google, OSM)

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

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javierahr

Date

November 14, 2015 12:44 PM AST

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tuber ladder fern Nephrolepis cordifolia

Date

October 8, 2015
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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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