EPPO Global Database

Asplenium nidus(ASLNI)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ASLNI
  • Preferred name: Asplenium nidus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Malesia, New Guinea, Australia. A broader concept of A. nidus extends to India, Indochina, Malesia, China, Japan, Korea, east Africa, Australia, Pacific Islands. This relates to A. nidus as a broad concept, several distinct species having been distinguished. Cultivated as an ornamental plant

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Asplenium nidus-avis hortulanorum
Neottopteris nidus (Linnaeus) Hooker
Thamnopteris nidus Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
bird's-nest fern English
Nestfarn German
doradille French
fougère nid-d'oiseau French
nid d'oiseau French
helecho nido Spanish
nestvaren Dutch
asplénio-ninho Portuguese
feto-ninho-de-ave Portuguese
shimaô-tani-watari Japanese
tani-watari Japanese
シマオオタニワタリ Japanese
タニワタリ Japanese
cháo jué Chinese
巢蕨 Chinese
파초일엽 Korean
pa cho il yeop Korean