Ethnobotanical Dictionary
Sword fern

Nephrolepis exaltata

It is native of South Africa. Its foliage is plentiful and the size of the plant is small. The leaves hang when they reach maturity. Branches grow separately and are also abundant. Its surface is usually smooth or curly. Propagation occurs through its spores or by the division of the plant.

Applications:

It is used as an ornamental plant in tropical gardens.

Nephrolepis exaltata