Asplenium nidus


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English Common Name: Bird's Nest Fern

Chinese Name / 中文名: 雀巢蕨 (Quècháo jué), 山苏花 (Shān sū huā), 鸟巢蕨 (Niǎocháo jué)

Other Local Name: Paku Sarang Burung (Malaysia), Pokok Sakat (Malaysia)

Family Name: Aspleniaceae

Scientific Name: Asplenium nidus

Synonym: Asplenium antiquum,Asplenium australasicum, Asplenium ficifolium, Neottopteris mauritiana, Neottopteris musaefolia, Neottopteris nidus, Neottopteris rigida, Thamnopteris nidus

Classification: Pteridophytes (Ferns and Allies)‎ > ‎Pteridophyta (Fern Division)‎ > ‎Polypodiales‎ > ‎Aspleniaceae‎ > ‎Asplenium

Origin: Tropical Africa. Tropical Asia Pacific

Growth Habit: Epiphytic shrub

Characteristic: An epiphytic species of fern.

Care Requirements: Prefers semi-shade to full sun and moderate watering.

Images Location: Melaka, Malaysia

Asplenium nidus


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