Native Plants at the
Nā Pōhaku o Hauwahine Restoration Project


Family THELYPTERIDACEAE

neke fern Cyclosorus interruptus (Willd.) C. Ito

Neke, swamp cyclosorus; indigenous

scale = 4/5

NOTES: Grows naturally in marsh nearby, but has yet to spread into any restoration area, including the ponds at Nā Pōhaku o Hauwahine. Efforts at moving plants into the ponds area all failed. [wetland]

 

Population: 0

Family NEPHROLEPIDACEAE

sword fern Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C. Presl.

sword fern; indigenous

scale = 5

NOTES: Reproduction vegetative. Some areas of site support this fern, although tends to die-back in dry season, especially if growing in deep shade. Spreads quickly if planted in the right place. [mesic, forest openings, modest shade]

Population: ~45 (9/15)

MISC. FERNS and FERN ALLIES

The following species have been planted or observed, but are not counted as successfully established:

    Psilotum nudum / moa — Appearing naturally in 2010 on rocks near water catchment; since disappeared
    Pteris cretica / ‘ōali — One planted in 2011; since disappeared