Blumea 51: 243 (2006) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Rhizome sub-erect to shortly creeping, relatively thick, 1–1.5 mm diam., covered with coarse, shiny, red-brown hairs. Fronds tufted or close together, erect, 4–20 cm long, with tiered pinnae. Stipe slender, relatively short, not winged; rachis very narrowly winged. Lamina 2–3-pinnate, finely dissected, triangular to ovate-linear, dark green; ultimate segments very narrow, c. 1 mm wide; margin entire. Sori numerous, immersed in lamina, terminal on lateral segments of pinnae; indusium conical, 1–3 mm long; receptacle relatively robust, projecting 2–10 mm out from indusium at maturity.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HSF, WPro. A rare fern of rainforests in far East Gippsland, the Beenak area and Wilsons Promontory. It grows on the trunks of tree-ferns, particularly Cyathea australis.
Ohlsen, D.J. (2020). Asplenium, in: Kodela, P.G. (ed.), Flora of Australia, Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. https://profiles.ala.org.au/opus/foa/profile/Asplenium [Date accessed: 8 September 2020].
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|