Japanese Holly Fern is a perennial evergreen plant from the Dryopteridaceae family and originates from Asian countries. In its natural environment, it grows in moist places such as coastal areas, rocky slopes, and deciduous forests, with a light shade, which helps to develop effectively and avoid unwanted sunburn. In addition, the plant is famous for growing indoors, grows well in containers, and is not demanding in care.
Cyrtomium falcatum is easily identified by its pinnate leaves, which have an elongated ovate shape and can grow up to 20 inches (50 cm) long.
The leaves are on long thin stems, bright green in color, leathery in texture, and have jagged edges. On its lower part, there are round sori, which are evenly distributed and have a bright green color, which changes to a darker one as it ripens. As for the rhizome, it is mostly not very long and upright, with a scaly texture.