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Rumohra adiantiformis (G.Forst.) Ching
Family Dryopteridaceae
Rumohra adiantiformis (G.Forst.) Ching APNI*

Description: Rhizome long-creeping, 3–7 mm diam., densely covered with brown, acuminate, papery scales.

Fronds to 65 cm long; stipe to 30 cm long, often scaly when young; lamina dark green, shiny, broad-triangular, 2-pinnate with pinnae pinnatisect to 3-pinnate.

Sori numerous, slightly sunken, in 2 rows midway between margin and midvein, spores black; indusium peltately attached, with a dark centre, ± persistent.


Distribution and occurrence: Grows on rocks or trees along rainforest margins.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, NT, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas.
AVH map***

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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