Fern is an avascular, seedless plant that belongs to the group Pteridophyta. There are about 12 000 types of ferns that vary in size, morphology and type of habitat. Ferns can be observed throughout the world.
Facts about fern
- Ferns have a fibrous root that can easily absorb water and all nutrients required for successful growth.
- Leaves of ferns are known as fronds. They are green and have a feathery structure.
- The height of ferns varies from 2 inches to 30 feet.
- Fern can also be reproduced from the rhizome and leaves.
- Ferns are effective in preventing or eliminating pollution because they remove heavy metals from the air and the soil.