Campyloneurum phyllitidis

long strap fern


Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: fern
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Interesting foliage


Recommended Uses: Specimen plant in most shade gardens. Grow it on downed logs, lower trunk of cypress, or on rock. Needs to be in a moist, humid environment.
Propagation: Division, spores.
Availability: Specialty providers
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Lime rock, organic material (muck), epiphytic (growing on trees)
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)


Native Habitats: Hammocks. Epiphytic or on rocks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: