English name: Blechnam gibbum/Dwarf fern
Latin name: Blechnum gibbum
Family: Blechnaceae - Blechnaceae
Origin: New Caledonia, Fiji
In its native habitat, this is a large fern with a scaly, rhizome-shaped stem up to 1 m. In height. At its top it grows a “plumage” of single, feather-like leaves. It is cultivated as a potted and greenhouse plant, though it is relatively difficult to grow.