Pteris creticaRef.: PTERI 0414
Origin : tropical and subtropical areas.
Family : Pteridaceae.
Lamina is ovate, matt dark green, once-pinnate, on a long stipe. Pinnae are ribboned and can reach 20 cm long, they are connected to the rachis by a wing. The sterile fronds are arching, whereas the fertile fronds are upright and slender. Sori are in lines under the pinnae margins.. This species enjoys all soils, acidic or calcareous, without excess water, in shade or light shade. It is also a good indoor fern, easy to grow. Evergreen fronds. Height : 30/70 cm. Hardiness : -10°C.