LYGODIUM SCANDENS [SHOULD BE LYGODIUM MICROPHYLLIUM]
Local Names: Alambrillo (Guam); Nita (Philippines); Ngiungiu (Yap)
A climbing fern common in the swamps in Guam, where it twines among the reeds and acrostichum aureum.
This species is widely distributed in the tropics. The form in Guam, described as Lygodium microphyllum R. Br., is referred as a variety.
In the Philippines the natives make from them hats and bags for their betel nuts.
For more information, see Safford's Useful Plants of Guam, 2009 facsimile edition, pae 314.