Tmesipteris parva N.A.Wakef. APNI*
Description: Pendent epiphyte, aerial stems unbranched, 7–13 cm long; leaves not reducing in size along stem.
Leaves lanceolate, narrow and curved, 9–15 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, apex acute, usually tapering evenly into an indistinctly mucronate tip.
Synangia small, 2.5–3 mm long, rounded.
Distribution and occurrence: Usually epiphytic on treeferns, widespread but not common, in rainforest and moist eucalypt forest.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: R.J. Chinnock (1998)
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