Plant ID forum: Some Ferns for ID.

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Name: Arif Masud
Alpha Centauri (Zone 9a)
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KAMasud
Sep 29, 2012 6:15 AM CST

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Above are five photographs of Himalayan ferns in the wild. Could it be possible to get a ID of them? I will stick to batches of five, it is proving a bit difficult for me to keep a track of them.
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Masud.
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 29, 2012 9:18 AM CST
The first one is Adiantum, commonly called Maidenhair Fern. I don't know which one grows in your area, possibly Adiantum venustum. There are a few listed in the database: http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=Maidenhair+Fern
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 29, 2012 9:24 AM CST
I'm not sure but the second one may be a variety of Dryopteris ("Wood Fern"): http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=Dryopteris
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Sep 29, 2012 9:27 AM CST
This is another guess on my part but Fern # 3 might be a variety of Pleopletis: Resurrection Fern (Pleopeltis polypodioides)
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Name: Arif Masud
Alpha Centauri (Zone 9a)
Native Plants and Wildflowers I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar Container Gardener Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Enjoys or suffers hot summers Multi-Region Gardener
KAMasud
Oct 3, 2012 11:32 AM CST
Thank you Lin. #1 i knew to be maidenhair fern but the botanical name? I asked around and Resin came with this answer. Adiantum capillus-veneris and you with Adiantum venustum. After looking at both, from the loose/open leaf formation Confused .
#2. One answer Dryopteris second Phegopteris connectilis.
#3. Again Phegopteris connectilis and yours is Pleopletis.
Is this what all the fun is about Ferns, totally confused and at sea, could you check please?
#4 His answer Liverwort, which seems to be correct but again when i open Liverwort, it seems a new chapter has opened.
#5. No answer on that.
Regards,
Masud.

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