Scientific Name: Pteris cretica Form: Irregular
Common Name:table fern, ribbon fern, Cretan brake fern Texture:Medium
Family Name:PteridaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Fern, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Africa, Europe, Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Odd-pinnate, Linear, Spatulate, Pinnately lobed, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown
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Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Fronds arching, pale green fronds, each with up to five simple or fork-tipped pinnae; spores may form along a downward rolled margin.