Range :The most popular ferns for use as houseplants are the staghorn fern
(Platycerium), bird's nest fern (Asplenium), deersfoot fern (Davallia), blue star fern (Phlebodium), maidenhair fern (Adiantum), holly fern (Cyrtomium), brake fern and ribbon fern (Pteris), and cliffbrake fern (Pellaea).
WHAT TO CHOOSE Look for plants that can cope with the slightly cooler temperatures and potentially lower light levels, and try to seek out the varieties that are proven toxin filters, such as heart-leaf philodendron, the peace lily, staghorn fern
, devil's ivy or any of the ones below.
Apospory in leaf culture of staghorn fern
Tan attached the big staghorn fern
to theak in 1986.
In Spatial Extension, the Oneness and the Suchness, 2009, a box of tinted glass planes is supported by a minimal two-legged steel stand; a ceramic vase holding staghorn fern
leaves is mounted inside the box, perpendicular to the ground, suggesting one of Donald Judd's or Larry Bell's refined geometric objects crossed with an ikebana arrangement.
, squirrel's foot, rabbit's foot, Maidenhair, button, and a dozen others can serve only as an introduction to your future collection.
While there are dozens of Tillandsia selections to choose from, some popular ones include Spanish moss, staghorn fern
, and various tropical orchids.
But the tip of a staghorn fern
frond (2) pushes upward in a tight coil.
It looks as if it has been in the tropical house for years but Wilkes only planted the staghorn fern
there last week using wire to attach it to the tree.
Hamiguitan include the slipper orchid, nepenthes, staghorn fern
, rhododendrons and Philippine hardwoods, such as yakal and tangile.
To fill in, Jack moved some houseplants outdoors, such as a staghorn fern
that he mounted to a palm beside the pool (page 74).
That's a staghorn fern
growing at far left; a trumpet vine edges the house eaves.