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Bird's Nest Fern, Amber Mountain, Madagascar In Amber Mountain, the forest is full of these giant nest-like plants. The common name "Bird's Nest Fern" is confusing as it is used for the genus as well as multiple species. I assume that this is the Asplenium nidus species, which is documented to occur in Madagascar. Africa,Amber Mountain,Asplenium nidus,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Spring,World Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Bird's Nest Fern, Amber Mountain, Madagascar

In Amber Mountain, the forest is full of these giant nest-like plants. The common name "Bird's Nest Fern" is confusing as it is used for the genus as well as multiple species. I assume that this is the Asplenium nidus species, which is documented to occur in Madagascar.

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  1. Wow how JungleDragonish does that look. :) Posted 5 years ago
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''Asplenium nidus'' is a species of fern in the family Aspleniaceae, native to tropical southeastern Asia, eastern Australia, Hawaii, Polynesia, Christmas Island, India, and eastern Africa. It is known by the common names bird's-nest fern or simply nest fern.

Similar species: Polypodiales
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Mar 24, 2016. Captured Oct 13, 2015 10:29 in Unnamed Road, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO250
  • 155mm