Common name: Strap Water Fern
Blechnum patersonii subsp. patersonii (R.Br.) Mett. APNI*
Fronds usually simple, sometimes pinnate or pinnatisect; lamina flexible and papery in fresh material; in dried material, lamina margins usually not revolute, margins regularly toothed (run finger along margin to feel teeth), or sometimes crenate.
Distribution and occurrence: Found often along creeks or in rock crevices; widespread in rainforest and in moist gullies.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS, LHI
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas.
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