The fern and the other tropical plants in Kew Gardens in London - sometimes people want to have a piece of the rainforest near their homes.
The rainforest is in three major geographical areas around the world.
- Central America in the Amazon River basin.
- Africa - Zaire basin, with a small area in West Africa; also eastern Madagascar.
- Indo-Malaysia - west coast of India, Assam, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and Queensland, Australia.