Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Rumohra adiantiformis

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 Rumohra adiantiformis


Moist forest floors but at higher elevations in sheltered rock crevices and at boulder bases.


Flowering time


Large herbaceous plants. Fronds erect to arching. Leaf blade leathery, 1.3m long x 430mm wide. Sori round, up to 2mm in diameter, indusium shield-shaped. (indusium - an epidermal outgrowth which covers the sori when young). Fern popular with florists - long lasting in water. adiantum meaning 'incapable of being wetted; raindrops are shed from leaves)

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 23