Victorian Naturalist 60: 143 (1944) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Fronds unbranched, less than 15 cm long, maturing in one season. Leaves crowded (c. 4–5 per cm), gently curved, lanceolate, 9–14 mm long, not markedly smaller on younger portions of branch, soft to firm; base mostly symmetrical; apex acute to shortly pointed. Sporophyll lobes smaller than leaves. Synangium capsule-like, c. 3 mm long, with globular lobes.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HSF, Strz, WPro. Also NSW, Tas. (King Is. and Flinders Is.). Philippines. On tree-ferns, occurring between Gembrook and Warburton and in east and south Gippsland.
Some plants from the Gembrook-Warburton area are somewhat intermediate between T. ovata and T. parva, having leaves which range from lanceolate to obovate, often with a short mucro (c. 0.5 mm long). They are here included as growth forms of T. parva.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|