EPPO Global Database

Nephrolepis exaltata(NEHEX)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: NEHEX
  • Preferred name: Nephrolepis exaltata
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Schott

Notes

Caribbean, Pacific Islands, USA (Florida). Also in India, South Africa, South America, Australia (but not clear whether native). Naturalized in Macaronesia, North Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental


Common names
Name Language
Boston fern English
common sword fern English
gewöhnlicher Geweihfarn German
nephrolepis French
cola de quetzal Spanish
helecho de Boston Spanish