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Specimen: K000853123
Family: Cyatheaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Sphaeropteris sp. Phenology:
Collector: Gay, H.J. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 1000 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 02/10/1986 Project: Fern Work Group
Country: Papua New Guinea Habitat: Primary lowland rainforest,semi logged. Canopy 15-20m. Many vines and epiphytes, soil orange brown clay, parent rock andrezite
Location: Milne Bay Woodlark Island, Kavat Hill, Guasopa Subdistrict Plant Description: Terrestrial; 4m; fronds to 3.5m long, dark green, glossy above, paler, dull below; stipes pale brown with spines, and dense whitish scales at bases; plant 4m high, frond development asynchronous; spores pale brown
Lat and Long: 9 14 S , 152 57 E General Comments: See rhizome collection
Data Source: Gazetteer
Altitude: 200.0 m
Related Specimens: K001273630 
Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Sphaeropteris sp.  Lehnert, M.  2017   
Cyathea Sm.      sp. nov.
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