Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 51: 714 (1937) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Rhizome long-creeping, slender, growing tips covered in scales. Fronds erect, to 1 m; stipe 45–60 cm long, glabrous, dark brown at base, paler and flattened above, shallowly grooved. Lamina oblong-lanceolate, pinnate with pinnae moderately to deeply lobed, mid-green and glossy above, paler beneath, coriaceous, glabrous on upper surface; rachis and mid-rib deeply grooved, grooves not connecting, rachis moderately or densely covered with scales and scattered red glands, under surface of mid-rib and veins covered in scales. Pinnae tapering in length from stipe to apex, oblong to lanceolate; lobes acute, triangular or ovate, sometimes slightly falcate, margin entire or crenulate, weakly recurved; veins free except for lowest veins in adjacent lobes which join to form single excurrent vein. Sori copious, round; indusium kidney-shaped, covered with acicular hairs and scattered glands; spores black.
VVP. Also WA, NT, Qld, NSW. Growing in permanently wet ground. Only known from a single location in Victoria, on a grassy creek flat near Portland.
Sinclair, S.; Stajsic, V. & Sutter, G. (2012). Cyclosorus interruptus (Thelypteridaceae): new to Victoria, Muelleria 30(2): 183-188.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|