Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Deparia japonica (Thunb.) M.Kato
(Deparia petersenii)
WOODSIACEAE
Japanese lady fern
Invasive, Potential problem species
Origin: Asia
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Plant: Rhizome wide-creeping, sparsely branched, set with roots, widely spaced persistant stipe bases and scales. Fronds: Erect to arching, up to 6 per plant, up to 30 cm long.
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Comments: Sporadic in Swaziland, appears to have become naturalised in Swaziland within the last decade.

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