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Re: FW: Woodwardia name wanted

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] FW: Woodwardia name wanted
  • From: Sue Olsen foliageg@juno.com
  • Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 14:51:35 -0700

Hi Alan,
It most certainly sounds like W. unigemmata.....indeed a very beautiful
fern. Wang Zhong-ren of the Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Beijing
lists five Woodwardias for Mt. Omei (Emei) including W. unigemmata but
not W. orientalis. When we were last in England we saw a plant at
Spinners Nursery if that would be of help.
Sue Olsen
Bellevue, WA USA
On Fri, 30 Aug 2002 22:24:43 +0100 "Alan Ogden"
<alanogden@9thedrive.fsnet.co.uk> writes:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Ogden [mailto:alanogden@9thedrive.fsnet.co.uk]
> Sent: 29 August 2002 15:59
> To: Fernet
> Subject: Woodwardia name wanted
> I would be grateful for help in identification of a Woodwardia I 
> have had
> given to me.   The label says "Woodwardia sp Mt OMEI (or W. 
> It is a large and vigorous fern with fronds over a metre long.   
> Undoubtedly
> a Woodwardia it has bright red juvenile foliage, a bud near the end 
> of the
> frond and the whole is nicely crispy in appearance with undulating 
> edges to
> the pinnae.   Thanks, Alan Ogden (UK).
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