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What is a silver lace fern?

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Top Tropicals lists the silver lace fern as Pteris ensiformis, a fern originating from Africa, Asia and the Pacific. It is an easy fern to grow, and can be identified as a silver-banded, green-edged fern.

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What is a silver lace fern?
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Wikipedia states that the silver lace fern is also known as the slender brake fern and the sword brake fern. It is an ornamental house plant and can also be grown outdoors, as a garden plant in tropical or subtropical climates. The silver lace fern is also an ingredient in Taiwanese herbal drinks. Wikipedia also states that the silver lace fern is from the genus Pteridoideae and the subfamily of the Pteridaceae.

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