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Unknown fern.
« on: October 09, 2007, 18:51:03 PM »
Doret,what is this fern's name?

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Re: Unknown fern.
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2007, 21:08:02 PM »
Hi Etienne

I was wondering. I got one leave of a fern and on them was this small plant like little ferns. I was asked by this man to try and grow them and he would like to have som of the plants if they do. This plant look very simular like yours and I would also like to find out more about it if I can.

Here is a pic:
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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2007, 22:03:14 PM »
I think it is called a Moedervaring (Mother fern). She carries her babies on her leaves.

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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2007, 20:05:19 PM »
I would like to get this one's real name.I'm also wondering how many ferns can do this.Maybe more than we realise.

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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2007, 01:54:09 AM »
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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2007, 14:49:43 PM »
Etienne,

I didn't see your post. Yes its correct its the Asplenium Bulbiferum.  There are quite a few that does this two I can quickly think of is Woodwardia radicans, Adiantum edwortii, tectaria gemmifera to name a few.  I have a nice fern book so if you need some info in future let me know.  I get to talk about ferns not very often and ferns are really my great passion but truly difficult to find.  If I get a phyto to import clivias maybe I should sent out a search party for ferns and import them as well.

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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2007, 20:03:02 PM »
Thank you Doret for that conformation, as I didn't know that there is more that does this. Ho many species do you have?

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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2007, 22:15:13 PM »
Thanks for the confirmation,Doret.I'm sure there will be more fern questions asked in the future,so keep that book handy.
I posted those two threads just to get this subject going.
I wish more people on this forum will share pics.If every member on this forum just made the effort to post some pics every week then this forum can also really get going. :-\

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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2007, 09:26:17 AM »
You are right,  that would be really great if everyone would share there pictures.  I really would love to take pictures but my old olympus "mik en druk" doesn't take good near photos.  But as soon as it is possible I will get myself a digital camera and start taking photos of my ferns and african violets and what ever I find interesting in my garden.

At least there is a forum if you knew how long I have been searching and waiting for this.

I know the lady of the South African Fern Society I will drop her a note and tell her about the forum and ask her to tell their members maybe that might spark some interest.


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« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2007, 09:39:07 AM »
I don't know how many species I have but last time I counted I had around 70 different ferns but I lost a few in the meantime.

My big favourites are Adiantums, platyceriums (stags) and other types of epihytetic ferns but like I said I love them all dearly.  And if I have to tell you all the trouble I went through to get ferns you will be speechless.  But hey it makes you love them even more.


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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2008, 17:29:51 PM »
Hi Etienne

At last my Mother fern babies have started to grow. I transplant some of them today, to make sure that there is roots down under and theirroutsystem is healthy.
Here is a piek of the ones I have not transplanted yet.

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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2008, 08:43:45 AM »
It looks like some herb in my local and terrible smell.  :D 

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Re: Unknown fern.
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2008, 10:46:48 AM »
Etienne and Johan

The Asplenium Bulbiferum is native to Australia and New Zealand

and locally here is called  'Hen and C h i c k e n Fern'
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