Cyathea lepifera Informationen
A huge tree fern growing to 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m). Occurring at altitudes exceeding 2000 m in Taiwan. It can withstand mild frosts. The common name of Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern is derived from the twisted croziers. The new unfurling fronds-look like monkey arms.
Cyathea lepifera is native to Taiwan, southern China, the Philippines, New Guinea, and the Ryukyu Islands (Japan). Listed in the 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants as rare.
Heimisch in, China, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan
Ort: Taiwan (25.049898°N, 121.646118°E)