Cyrtomium Falcatum is a fern species native to eastern Asia. This fern sprouts from rocky slopes, stream banks, coastal cliffs, crevices, as well as other moist areas. It became naturalized in Hawaii, North America, Lord Howe Island, and Australia.
Cyrtomium falcatum is a perennial plant and includes light brown large rhizome, which is covered thickly with furry scurf. The plant height reaches 24″ inches and is made up of various bright green shiny leaflets. Every leaflet has a wavy to flat, to faintly toothed margin, as well as a netlike veining pattern. The underside of all the leaflets features sori under black or brown indusial. Falcatum goes by several common names including Japanese Holly Fern and Holly Fern.