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Arthromeris wallichiana - (Spreng,)Ching.
                 
Common Name
Family Polypodiaceae
USDA hardiness 6-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Shady places on mossy tree trunks, thick branches and rocks, at elevations of 1300 - 2800 metres in Nepal[272].
Range E. Asia - Nepal to China.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Full shade Semi-shade

Summary

Arthromeris wallichiana


Arthromeris wallichiana
   
Physical Characteristics
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Arthromeris wallichiana is a FERN growing to 0.6 m (2ft).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) or semi-shade (light woodland). It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Dappled Shade; Shady Edge; not Deep Shade;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Tender young fronds - cooked. Used as a vegetable[272].
Medicinal Uses


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Antiseptic.

The root is antiseptic. A paste of the roots is applied as a poultice to wounds and boils[272].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Tolerates short periods of drought and direct sunlight, but it prefers bright filtered light[200]. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[233].
Propagation
Spores - best sown as soon as ripe on the surface of a humus-rich sterilized soil. Keep the compost moist, preferably by putting a plastic bag over the pot. Pot on small clumps of plantlets as soon as they are large enough to handle and keep humid until they are well established. Do not plant outside until the ferns are at least 2 years old and then only in a very well sheltered position. Division in spring[200].
Other Names
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Botanical References
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