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Rough tree fern

Cyathea australis

Description:

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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4 Comments

MartinL
MartinL a year 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
Jeannette a year ago

Lovely scenery :)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb a year ago

Beautiful site

Wow what a beautiful Fern the place is Amazing!

3779, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.51, Long: 145.75

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

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