Taxon  Report   2598    
Cyrtomium falcatum  (L. f.) C. Presl
Hollyfern,  Japanese netvein hollyfern
Cyrtomium falcatum
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Cyrtomium falcatum
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Cyrtomium falcatum
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Cyrtomium falcatum, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cyrtomium falcatum
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Cyrtomium
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Polystichum falcatum
More information about  Cyrtomium falcatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).