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Cibotium glaucum - Hawaiian Tree Fern

Cibotium glaucum - Hawaiian Tree Fern (Cibotium glaucum - Hawaiian Tree Fern)

This young Hawaiian tree fern was in the Hawaiian plant section of the San Diego Zoo. Photo taken Oct. 27, 2010.

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Looks wonderful .How does it,if at all differ from the dicksonia ?

1 Nov, 2010



It looks very similar to Dicksonia antarctica...however, it's more tropical in origin and therefore, not as hardy. It can grow to 40 ft./ 12meters. Dicksonia antarctica can grow to more than 65 ft. / 20 meters tall.

2 Nov, 2010

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