Nephrolepis biserrata

Nephrolepis biserrata
Nephrolepis biserrata - Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg - DSC08168.JPG

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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Nephrolepidaceae
Genus: Nephrolepis
N. biserrata
Binomial name
Nephrolepis biserrata
(Sw.) Schott

Nephrolepis biserrata (giant swordfern, 长叶肾蕨) is a tropical fern, endemic to Florida, Mexico, the West Indies, Central America, South America, Africa, and southeast Asia. Its stipes are grayish brown and 10–50 cm × about 4 mm in size, with brownish-green, papery lamina that are 14–30 cm wide × 0.7–2 m in length.

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