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What fern is this?

#1 User is offline   Greyfingers 

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 09:24 PM

Need the name of this fern. Found it growing wild at my place. It's beginning to grow quite big.

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 09:41 PM

mangrove fern

Looks like a mangrove fern
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Posted 26 November 2013 - 09:58 PM

the mangrove fern that the balikpapan indonesia uses its crossier for consumption.

this mangrove fern is named acrositchum speciosum there another fern from the same family named acrostichum aurum that the young crossier is reddish gold in color.
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Posted 26 November 2013 - 10:05 PM

Thanks keff and Lionel. I wonder how the spores got to my place. Ya they teach us in jungle survivor the crozier can be eaten. Now I think I got some use for it. Fry with garlic oyster sauce should taste ok ah? :hysterical:/>
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Posted 26 November 2013 - 10:15 PM

Used to be quite commonly eaten in Peranakan and Malay food too. Wasn't it called sayur paku ?
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    and also Jewel Orchids including Macodes Lowii,
    Anoectochilus Formansanus and also Roxburghii

Posted 26 November 2013 - 11:59 PM

ah stir fried with prawn and sambal for the crossier !. this plants is really tolerant against waterlogged and salty soil the brother aurum like to have strong and dry drought sandy soil
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