Saturday, 28 February 2009


This Fern is from New South Wales, and recorded by Mr. Aiton to have been introduced in 1808. It is a very elegant plant. The soil which seems to agree best with it is sandy peat, and it should be liberally supplied with water. It seems to thrive best in a moderate stove house, and throws up side shoots occasionally, by which it is propagated ; the best season for separating them is the spring.

Loddiges, Conrad
Cooke, George
The Botanical Cabinet : Consisting of Coloured Delineations Of Plants from all Countries; with a short Account of each, Directions for Managements &c. &c. / By Conrad Loddiges & Sons. The Plates by George Cooke ; Vol. I, nº 39, 1817

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