Aram (Arami Gurami) (2012)

Hymenasplenium obscurum

Dark spleenwort

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Epiphyte (growing on hardscape)
Difficulty: easy
Growth: slow
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Origin of the aquarium population: Taiwan

Availability [?]: 
  • occasionally available commercially

Common names: 
  • Dark spleenwort

  • Asplenium obscurum Blume
  • Asplenium auritum var. obscurum (Blume) E. Fourn.

Misapplied names: 
  • Crepidomanes auriculatum

Habit, plant type:

  • rhizome or creeping stem
  • epiphyte or epilith
  • fern
Botanical name [?]: Hymenasplénium obscúrum (Blume) Tagawa

Major group (unranked): Ferns (Monilophytes)
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Aspleniaceae
Genus: Hymenasplenium

References and further reading:
  1. Kasselmann, C. (2012): Hymenasplenium obscurum - Der neue Streifenfarn ist jetzt bestimmt. - D. Aqua. u. Terr. Z. (Datz) 2012 (6), June 2012: 48-52.
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