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Rough tree fern

Cyathea australis


The slow growing Rough (trunk) tree fern is very common in the damp temperate rainforests of Victoria. These are standing in front of the picturesque Stevenson's falls in Marysville.

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MartinL 6 years ago

Thanks for your comments. These ferns love the understorey of mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans) that provide perfect shade and humidity. These falls were also completely blackened by fire. Mountain ash saplings (right) can be seen here in regrowth.

Jeannette 6 years ago

Lovely scenery :)

LarsKorb 6 years ago

Beautiful site

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Wow what a beautiful Fern the place is Amazing!

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.51, Long: 145.75

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Apr 29, 2012

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