Arachniodes simplicior is a commonly cultivated species that I recently found growing at the Zilker Botanical Garden in Austin, Texas. It is native to Japan and China and there is a naturalized population in South Carolina (see Flora of North America).
Classification & Common Names
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Family: Dryopteridaceae
- Genus: Arachniodes Blume
- Species: Arachniodes simplicior (Makino) Ohwi
- Common name(s): Variegated holly fern
General Observation Data
- Date: 22-XII-2013
- Habitat: Cultivated
- Habit: Terrestrial
Native to Japan and China.
- Location: Zilker Botanical Garden – Austin – – Texas – United States.
- Coordinates: 30.268894, -97.772611