Nephrolepis cordifolia

Nephrolepis cordifolia

Nephrolepis cordifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicinae
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Lomariopsidaceae
Genus: Nephrolepis
Species: N. cordifolia
Binomial name
Nephrolepis cordifolia
(L.) K. Presl
  • Aspidium cordifolium (L.) Sw.
  • Aspidium pendulum (Raddi
  • Aspidium tuberosum Bory ex Willd
  • Aspidium volubile (Sm.)F.M.Bailey
  • Nephrodium pendulum (Raddi)Desv.
  • Nephrodium tuberosum (Bory ex Willd.)Desv
  • Nephrolepis radicans (Burm.f.)Kuhn
  • Nephrolepis tuberosa (Bory ex Willd.)C.Presl
  • Polypodium cordifolium L.

Tuber ladder fern, (Nephrolepis cordifolia) is a fern native to Australia and Asia. It has many common names including Boston fern, sword fern, narrow swordfern and ladder fern. It is similar to the related fern Nephrolepis exaltata.


It has been introduced into Bermuda, French Polynesia, New Zealand and the United States.

Invasive species


External links

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