What is C-Fern good for? Why use C-Fern? Why would you want to use a fern at all? The advantages of C-Fern as a model plant system derive from the unique features of its life cycle.
C-Fern® is a specially derived cultivar of an unusual tropical fern, Ceratopteris richardii. C-Fern is a unique teacher and student-friendly instructional tool for the Biology classroom that is easy to grow and observe.
A brief overview of a model plant system C-Fern® is a specially derived cultivar of the tropical homosporous fern, Ceratopteris richardii, commonly referred to as “water fern”, which is also used as an aquarium plant.