Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gleichenia polypodioides


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 Gleichenia polypodioides   Gleichenia polypodioides
 Gleichenia polypodioides   Gleichenia polypodioides
 Gleichenia polypodioides

Habitat

Moist cliffs

Altitude

Flowering time

Description

Fairly common species, usually growing in wet, sheltered conditions on eastern slopes. Forms large scrambling masses. Common at altitudes between 640-770m. Stipe brown, thin, wiry and glabrous. Fronds 350mm long, kidney-shaped in outline. Pinnae 55mm long x 4mm wide. Sori are round, partially embedded in leaf blade, yellow; indusium absent. After: German naturalist Baron W.F.von Gleichen, d. 1783

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2017 / 3 / 23