What are the different types of ferns with pictures?
Where can I find information on Hawaiian flowering plants?
- Much additional information on Hawaiian flowering plants can be found in the "Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i" by W. L. Wagner, D. R. Herbst, & S. H. Sohmer. Likewise, for ferns and fern allies, a complete treatment can be found in the recently published "Hawai'i's Ferns and Fern Allies" (Daniel D. Palmer, Univ. of Hawai'i Press, 2003).
What does a Hawaiian laua'e fern look like?
- The fern’s wide, triangular fronds are richly patterned by thin, dark veins and resemble snakeskin or stained glass. The Hawaiian laua‘e also exudes a signature scent, one celebrated in old chants and mele (songs).
What is a tropical giant fern?
- Native to countries in Micronesia, Polynesia, Australia, and New Guinea, the giant fern is truly a tropical giant. The plant is massive, with giant fronds that grow from a large stem.
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