Athyrium newtonii Baker
  • Ann. Bot. (London)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Athyrium newtonii Baker. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 21 Jun 2021'


Terrestrial or epilithic. Rhizome erect, sometimes forming small caudex up to 120 mm long. Fronds up to 6, tufted, suberect to arching, lamina narrowly ovate, 220-600 x 160-350 mm, 3-pinnate to 3-pinnatifid, glabrous, basal pair of pinnae slightly reduced, proximal pinnules on basal pair of pinnae not reduced in size. Sporangia in elongate, curved or J-shaped sori born on vein branches, with subentire indusium.

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    Mesic Grassland. Deeply shaded streambanks in evergreen forest.

  • Provided by: [B].e-Flora of South Africa
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    • 1 Ann. Bot. (London)
    • 2 Klopper, RR. 2017. Pteridophyta. In: E Retief & NL Meyer (eds), Plants of the Free State: Inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 114 - 143. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

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