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Ferns, Fungi and Mosses: Crested Bear's Fern

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bigbubbles
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

July 24, 2012
11:59 AM

Post #9217020

I have a Crested Bear's Paw fern with a botanical name tag reading Polypodium aureum. I'm told it is actually Phlebodium. Anyone have a definitive answer?

postmandug

postmandug
Bardstown, KY
(Zone 6a)

July 24, 2012
12:14 PM

Post #9217035

From Wikipedia:

Phlebodium is a small genus of two to four species of ferns, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas.[1][2][3] The genus is closely related to Polypodium, and the species were formerly included in that genus
bigbubbles
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

July 24, 2012
12:45 PM

Post #9217066

Thanks, but I'm still not sure which genus my fern falls into.

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

July 24, 2012
3:23 PM

Post #9217204

Phlebodium.

Resin
bigbubbles
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

July 24, 2012
3:32 PM

Post #9217215

Okay, Phlebodium it is! Thanks!

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