The Hemionitis arifolia (Heart Leaf fern) is quite useful and an asset for medicinal purposes to treat cancer in Asian countries. This plant grows in moist, shady, and humid environments growing on the forest floor.
Care Level: Plays Hard to Get
Pet Friendly: Yes
Safe for pets!
The leaves have a leather-like texture with a heart-shape, bearing its common name.
The Heart Leaf fern grows best in conditions with lots of humidity, like a paludarium or a terrarium enclosure.
The Heart Leaf fern is an epiphyte (grows on other surfaces or plants) and absorbs its nutrients from the air and rainwater in the wild.