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Pellaea rotundifolia

English name: Button fern

Latin name: Pellaea rotundifolia

Family: Pteridaceae - Pteridaceae

Origin: New Zealand

The button fern is endemic only to New Zealand, where it grows under trees and shrubs. The round, dark green, leathery leaves grow in pairs on fronds growing to 45 cm. long. It is grown as a potted plant.

Pellaea rotundifolia