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Scientific Name: Rumohra adiantiformis
Pronunciation: roo-MOH-ruh ad-ee-an-tih-FOR-mis
Common Name: leatherleaf fern
Family Name: Dryopteridaceae
Plant Type: Fern, Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features: Plastic-like 2-3 pinnate fronds to 1.5 m with round black sori.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Arching
Form: Weeping
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Central America, South America (widespread in Southern hemisphere)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Floristry
Additional Info: Google
leatherleaf fern
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound, Fern-like
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Lustrous
Compound Leaf: Bipinnate, Tripinnate
Colour in Fall: Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Deltoid, Lanceolate, Oblong, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Margins: Dentate, Serrate
Additional Info: commonly used in floral arrangements

Inflorescence Type: n/a
Flower Morphology:n/a
Colour (petals): No flowers
Flower Time at Peak:

Fruit Type: Sporangium (spores)
Fruit Colour: Black
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: in round black sori

Bark or Stem Colour:
Additional Info:no above ground stem
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes, brown scales on thizomes

Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
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