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Asplenium

Asplenium is a large genus of more than 700 species and hybrids, of subcosmopolitan distribution. Asplenium is a genus characterized by linear sori arranged along veins, and protected with a lateral indusium. Most of the species are evergreen, and many of them grow in chalky and well drained soils. The species are various like Asplenium scolopendrium and Asplenium trichomanes.


  • Asplenium adiantum-nigrum

    Family : Aspleniaceae.

    Black spleenwort.

    The rhizome is erect to short-creeping. The stipes are a lustrous brown. The rachis is green. The blades are bipinnate to tripinnate, lacquered green. Sori are linear with a linear indusial flap. It likes stones, alkaline or acidic soils, well drained, in light shade. Evergreen. Height : 15/30cm. Hardiness : -20°C.

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  • Asplenium ceterach officinarum

    Family : Aspleniaceae.

    Rusty back fern.

    The young fronds emerge covered with white scales. In time, this mature to a rusty colour. Sori with linear indusia are along veins and concealed by the abundant cloak of scales. It is happy in chalky or acidic walls or gravel with sun or light shade. It can't stand stagnant water. Evergreen. Height : 5/15cm. Hardiness : -20°C.

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  • Asplenium scolopendrium

    Family : Aspleniaceae.

    Syn. Phyllitis scolopendrium.

    Hart's tongue fern.

    Fern of the cool woods on hillsides, banks, wet rocks. The lamina is light green, glossy, with wavy edges. Whole evergreen fronds in clumps. It likes chalky or slightly acidic soils, in shade. Evergreen. Height : 20/50cm. Hardiness : -30°C.

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  • Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum'

    Family : Aspleniaceae.

    Variety with fronds crested at the apex, and a round and dense shape. It likes chalky or slightly acidic soils, in shade. Evergreen. Height : 25cm. Hardiness : -30°C.

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  • Asplenium scolopendrium 'Ramo Marginatum'

    Family : Aspleniaceae.

    This cultivar differs from the species by its fan-shaped lamina, with narrow segments, deeply laciniated. On every side of the rachis, there is a wing of laciniated lamina. This fern enjoys a cool or moist soil, calcareous or slightly acidic, in shade. Height and width : 30cm. Hardiness : -30°C.

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  • Asplenium scolopendrium 'Ramo-cristatum'

     Family : Aspleniaceae.

    This cultivar differs from the species, by its long stipe, ending with a strongly divided, crested and undulate lamina. Fronds are evergreen. This little cultivar enjoys a cool or moist soil, calcareous or slightly acidic, in shade. Height and width : 30cm. Hardiness : -30°C.

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  • Asplenium scolopendrium 'Undulatum'

    Family : Aspleniaceae.

    Very close to the species, very wavy, almost frizzed edge. Calcareous or slightly siliceous soils, in the shade. Evergreen. Height : 30cm. Hardiness : -30°C.

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