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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Cyrtomium falcatum (L.f.) C. Presl.
Japanese netvein holly fern

Cyrtomium falcatum
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal

Family: Dryopteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World tropics; widely cultivated.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1931. Collected as a naturalized plant in 1999 by George Gann, Janice Duquesnel and Jim Duquesnel on North Key Largo. Occasionally cultivated in the Florida Keys.

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Cyrtomium falcatum has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized




Cyrtomium falcatum has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Cyrtomium falcatum
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal