Notogrammitis heterophylla (Labill.) Parris

New Zealand J. Bot. 50: 469 (2012) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Rhizome short and coarse, densely covered with brown scales with thickened cell walls; roots numerous, wiry. Fronds crowded, erect or pendent, variable in size and shape (even within the one plant), 5–25 cm long, firm in texture; stipe short, winged, scaly at base, glabrous above or rarely with a few hairs. Lamina pinnate or pinnately-lobed, rarely simple when small. Pinnae uneven in length, obliquely angled to rachis, linear to oblong; margins entire, irregular or with blunt, triangular to oblong, forward-pointing lobes; bases broadly decurrent; lateral veins obscure but free. Sori oval, in single row on each side of midvein, slightly sunken, usually one per lobe.

CVU, EGL, EGU, HNF, HSF, OtR, Strz, VAlp, WPro. Epiphytic on limbs and trunks of trees or fallen logs in sheltered gullies of rainforest, or sometimes in rock crevices.

Dead fronds often persistent.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2014-06-10
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Notogrammitis heterophylla in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Notogrammitis heterophylla in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Central Victorian Uplands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Victorian Alps present native

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