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Re: Fadyenia - Dotted fern

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Fadyenia - Dotted fern
  • From: "Larry Shone" greenlarry@ntlworld.com
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 20:43:15 +0100

Thats a neat looking fern,reminds me of a insectivorous plant!

Larry
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ross Koning" <rkoning@snet.net>
To: <ferns@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 6:48 PM
Subject: Re: [ferns] Fadyenia - Dotted fern


> Hi Jolanda and Wim!
> 
> Here is a link to a page showing a habit shot, a
> closeup of a fertile pinna and the vegetative cloning
> aspects of Fadyenia hookeri.
> 
> http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/boga/html/Fadyenia_hookeri_Foto.html
> 
> I found it using Google Image.
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> ross
> 
> --- Wim de Winter <Wim.deWinter@wur.nl> wrote:
> 
> > Hello Jolanda,
> > 
> >  From what I can see here w/o my books at hand,
> > Fadyenia is a small 
> > dryopteroid genus of the West-Indies indeed. Mobot
> > gives three species, 
> > F. hookeri, F. Prolifera and F. fadyenii.
> > 
> > The genus name also has been used illegitimately for
> > the dogwood Garrya, 
> > and is still in use for some snails.
> > 
> > Google returns me ca. 900 results for "Fadyenia -
> > Garrya" (so incl. the 
> > snails). Pictures can be found at 
> > http://www.botanyphotos.net/thumbnails.php?album=47
> > 
> > I assume a description and distribution may be found
> > in Proctor's Ferns 
> > of Jamaica. Would you like me to copy that for you?
> > 
> > Wim
> > Jolanda wrote:
> > > Hello Fernatics,
> > >
> > > I came across the genus name 'Fadyenia' - the
> > dotted fern, which is
> > > apparently a monotypical genus, native to the West
> > Indies and Puerto
> > > Rico. That is all the information I could get on
> > it, even with a 'Google
> > > search'. What is the species name and where can I
> > view a photograph of
> > > this fern? Any other information on the fern will
> > also be appreciated.
> > >
> > > Frondly regards
> > >
> > > Jolanda Nel
> > > South Africa
> > >
> > >
> >
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