Asplenium harmanii D.L.Jones APNI*
Description: Rhizome erect, stout (sometimes producing lateral branches in older plants), bearing untidy rosettes of erect fronds; scales pale brown with ciliate margins.
Fronds 50–130 cm long, 8–13 cm wide; lamina dark green, apex obtuse to subacute; midrib very acutely keeled below, glabrous; veins free, intramarginal vein present.
Sori very numerous in the apical third of frond, often 30–45 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Mostly growing on rocks in rainforest in the higher parts of the Border Ranges.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: P.J. Brownsey (1998)
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