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Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia, Heart Fern 

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 Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia
Family: Hemionitidaceae
Heart Fern
Origin: Tropical Asia
small shrub 2-5 ftshadesemi-shadeepiphyteregular waterornamental foliageethnomedical

Very unusual tropical fern with heart-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves in a tuft on black stalks.

It has 2 types frond: sterile, heart shaped ones with stalks 2-4 in (5-10 cm) long, and fertile, arrowhead-shaped ones on stalks about 12 in (30 cm) long. Hemionitis arifolia is both an epiphyte (growing on trees) as well as a terrestrial plant. The small dainty shade loving fern grows well in low light with high humidity.

It is making small plantlets at the point where the stem joins the leaf.


 Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia, Heart Fern 

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Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia, Heart Fern 

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Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia, Heart Fern 

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