Necklace Fern, Fan-leaved Fern, Fan-leaved Spleenwort.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, WA.
Chiefly rock crevices, caves, creekbanks or fallen logs. Sometimes epiphytic in rainforest or open forest.
Trailing small fern with short rhizome. Fronds mostly 10-20cm long.
Requires well-drained soil and some sun. Snails and slugs may damage.
Bend frond and pin securely to ground. Keep moist. Plantlets should take root and grow rapidly. Sever from parent plant and transplant. Easily grown.
Attractive in pots, hanging baskets, rockeries and sheltered gardens. Can spread rapidly to form large colonies from rooting tips.