Gleichenia mendellii (G.Schneid.) S.B.Andrews APNI*
Description: Rhizome long-creeping, slender, dark and wiry.
Fronds forked several times to 1 m long; pinnules to 3 cm long, dark green; ultimate segments of mature fronds flat or slightly recurved, c. 1–1.5 mm long and wide, glaucous beneath; lower surface of lateral axes with matted stellate hairs.
Sori with usually 2–4 sporangia, sometimes 2; indusia absent.
Distribution and occurrence: In swamps and creek banks of coastal lowlands; north from Minnie Water.
Swamps and creek banks of coastal lowlands.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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