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Re: fragrant ferns

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] fragrant ferns
  • From: "Brian Aikins" brian@GREATNORTHERN.NET
  • Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 21:26:02 -0800

Here are some more smelly ferns (not necessarily fragrant!):

Adiantum pentadactylon  (distinctive smell)
Anetium citrifolium (citrus)
Asplenium auritum (pleasant aroma)
Asplenium lamprophyllum (wintergreen)
Cheilanthes candida (distinct odor)
Davallodes hirsutum (musky acrid)
Dryopteris aemula (newly mown hay)
Dryopteris crispifolia (newly mown hay)
Dryopteris mindshelkensis (balsam when brushed)
Lindsaea odorata (musky almonds)
Macrothelypteris polypodioides (musky sweet)
Macrothelypteris torresiana (musky acrid)
Microsorum scolopendrium (vanilla-like)
Mohria caffrorum (distinctive scent)
Phanerophlebia macrosora (skunk-like)
Oleandra neriiformis (musky sweet)
Polypodium dissimile (pine sap smell when brushed)
Polypodium formosanum (faint balsam when brushed)
Polypodium glycyrrhiza (rhizomes smell like licorice)
Polystichum rigens (skunk-like)
Thelypteris dentata (musky acrid)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Rogers" <kerogers@lm.net.au>
To: <ferns@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 6:40 PM
Subject: [ferns] fragrant ferns

> Hi Guys
> Have been asked for info on fragrant ferns.
> I am pushing my memory,
> Two are Nephrolepis garotti? and Microsorum scandens and an Adiantum too I
> think.
> Art there any more ideas or thoughts?
> Kindest regards
> Keith Rogers
> Mannum South Australia

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