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Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia, Heart Fern 

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Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia

Heart Fern
Family: Hemionitidaceae
Origin: Tropical Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
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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.


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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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Hemionitis arifolia, Asplenium arifolia, Hemionitis cordifolia, Heart Fern 

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