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Cibotium chamissoi (Chamisso's manfern)
Cressler, Alan

Cibotium chamissoi

Cibotium chamissoi Kaulf.

Chamisso's Manfern, Chamisso's Tree-fern

Dicksoniaceae (Tree Fern Family)

Synonym(s): Cibotium hawaiense, Cibotium splendens


USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree , Fern
Size Notes: To about 25 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating plant.



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cibotium chamissoi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cibotium chamissoi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cibotium chamissoi


Record Modified: 2015-07-22
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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