Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Histiopteris incisa


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 Histiopteris incisa   Histiopteris incisa



Habitat

Moist habitats in montane forests and on streambanks.

Altitude

Common at all altitudes

Flowering time

Description

Forms large clumps, in sun or shade in moist habitats, especially streambanks. Plants often die down in winter months. Leaf blade (lamina) lanceolate in outline, 1m long x 380mm wide; veins on pinnae are conspicuous. Sori are long and marginal. From Greek: histion, web; pteris, a fern; referring to the network of veins.

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2017 / 3 / 23