Crepidomanes saxifragoides (C.Presl) P.S.Green APNI*
Synonyms: Gonocormus saxifragoides (Presl) Bosch APNI*
Trichomanes saxifragoides Presl APNI*
Description: Rhizome covered with dense, brown hairs.
Fronds 0.5–2.5 cm long; stipe dark, hairy; lamina fan-shaped or circular, fluted, incised between the veins.
Sori 1–6 per frond; involucre urn-shaped with a few gland-tipped hairs at the base, receptacle narrow, included or shortly exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Forms dense mats on boulders and tree trunks in rainforest; north from the Richmond R.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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