Ferns & Such

rdjenkins rdjenkins@bellsouth.net
Sat, 16 Sep 2006 15:52:54 PDT
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rand Nicholson" <writserv@nbnet.nb.ca>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 16, 2006 6:34 PM
Subject: [pbs] Ferns & Such

> Anyone out there know of a tuberous, or bulbous fern? 
> Rand In Maritime Canada

Nephrolepis cordifolia (Tuber sword fern) has largish, scaly tubers along the  rhizome. not always underground either.

Cystopteris bulbifera reproduces via little bulblets on the fronds which drop off and root. The "Mother fern" Asplenium bulbiferum does too.


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