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Family: MARATTIACEAE 

 Angiopteris evecta
 


This is a tiny plant, but it did not really succeed me to get fare enough for a proper photo.

  
Author:  George Franz Hoffmann 1794
Family:  Marattiaceae
Habitat:  Australian, (Jamaica), China, Costa Rica, (Hawaii), New Guinea, Philippines
Soil:  Rich Organic
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum - Medium
Thickness:  100 Centimetres
Height:  8 Metres
Flower:  Spore Plant
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Giant Fern, Mule's Foot Fern, King Fern
Synonyms:  Polypodium evectum G. Forst. 1786. Clementea palmiformis Cav. 1802. Angiopteris commutata C. Presl 1845. Angiopteris acrocarpa de Vriese1853. Angiopteris durvilleana de Vriese 1853. Angiopteris alata Nadeaud 1897. Angiopteris oldhamii Hieron. 1919. Angiopteris palmiformis Carl Frederik Albert Christensen 1937


Caudex of a young plant.

   This member of the Marattiaceae family was given this name by George Franz Hoffmannin 1794. It is found in Australian, (Jamaica), China, Costa Rica, (Hawaii), New Guinea and the Philippines, growing in a rich organic soil with lots water and little to some sun. The caudex can grow to 100 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to eight metres in height.