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Cibotium ×heleniae

Cibotium ×heleniae D. Palmer


Dicksoniaceae (Tree Fern Family)


USDA Symbol: CIHE7

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

Natural hybrid of Cibotium chamissoi and C. menziesii.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree , Fern
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Primarily terrestrial. Sometimes found growing as epiphytes in debris filled crotches on larger trees.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACU
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.

Web Reference

Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii

Research Literature

Reslit 3024 - The Hawaiian Species of Cibotium (1994) Daniel D. Palmer

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-02-05
Research By: CBR

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