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Mother Shield Fern

Polystichum proliferum

Description:

Medium sized fern to 1m tall, common in wet scelerophyll forest. Spreads vegetatively via forming little ferns on the ends of fronds which take root when old fronds drop to the ground. Easily propagated via collecting plantlets from the ends of fronds.

Habitat:

Wet scelerophyll forest

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1 Comment

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Really interesting, thanks for sharing Vinny.

Vinny
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Vinny

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 23, 2014
Submitted on Dec 23, 2014

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