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Specimen: K000853189
Family: Cyatheaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Sphaeropteris sangirensis (Christ)Tryon Phenology:
Collector: Pullen, R. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 8425 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 05/07/1972 Project: Fern Work Group
Country: Papua New Guinea Habitat: Rainforest
Location: Milne Bay E of Mt Suckling in valley of the upper Maiyu River, c.15km WNW of Biniguni airstrip Plant Description: Tree fern with trunk to 7m tall. Adventitious roots forming a firm drooping curtain from the leaning trunk. Fronds spirally arranged, numerous, with pale brown basal scales. Fronds 2.7m long. Stipes 73cm. Longest pinnae 68cm. More information given
Lat and Long: 9 40 S , 149 0 E General Comments: 1/3
Data Source: Gazetteer
Altitude: 365.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Sphaeropteris sangirensis (Christ)Tryon  Lehnert, M.  2017   
Cyathea Sm.     
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