Nephrolepis exaltata

Species: Nephrolepis exaltata

English Name: Boston Fern

Chinese Name: 高大腎蕨、波士頓蕨

Family:  Nephrolepidaceae


Grows up to 250cm long with alternate pinnate.

Popular as house plants, often grown in hanging baskets. It’s one of the most tolerate ferns to drought.


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–  Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science 2005. Flora of Macao (Volume 1). Macao, SAR: Author