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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Ceratoptoris thalictroides - Water Staghorn Fern

Scientific name: Ceratopteris thalictroides

Common names:
Water Sprite, Water Staghorn Fern, Indian Fern,
Water Fern, Oriental Waterfern, Water Hornfern,
In the Philippines, it is called pakung-sungay (literally 'antler fern' or 'horn fern').*

Family: Pteridaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Category: Fern
Photo taken at: rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama

How to grow : Full sun, lots of watering. Aquatic plant, grow in mud, swampy areas. Can be grown indoors.

* Source of reference - Wikipedia

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