Specie: D linearis
Monkey Tail, faux fiddle head fern, false staghorn, Old forked fern
Name in Latin: Gleicheniaceae
Name in English: text
Origin: One of the most widely distributed ferns of the Old World tropics: Polynesia and the Pacific
Growth Habit: rhizomatous fern spreads by cloning or reproduce by spores.
Flower: curled "fiddle head" show
Blooming Period: may
Leaf: linear in shape , undersides are hairy and sometimes waxy.
character form and expressive line
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 5-9 days
Amount of water: moderate
Nutrition: flower preservative/food
Special handling: When purchasing stems should be straight to slightly arched and the fiddleheads (coils) should not be wilted or limp from dehydration
Common species of fern. In Maori (New Zealand native people) culture, the fern is very significant. The curled fiddleheads, called koru, actually symbolize the start of all life. Excellent ecosystem plant, preventing invasive plants for encroaching on the rainforest.