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Specimen: K000855206
Family: Cyatheaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Sphaeropteris ledermannii (Brause) R.M.Tryon Phenology:
Collector: Gay, H.J. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 1092 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 15/10/1986 Project: Fern Work Group
Country: Papua New Guinea Habitat: Lower montane forest. Dominant species Castanopsis, Lithocarpus, Podocarpus, Papuacedrus. Canopy 15m high, open, with emergents. Undergrowth sparse; soil brown, crumbly; gradient 40
Location: Milne Bay Fergusson Island, Mt. Othona, near Bosalewa village Plant Description: Tree fern; fronds dark glossy green above, paler below; stipes brown with dense bright brown scales at their bases; spiny; spores dark brown; frond development asynchronous; plant 4m high, fronds 2.5m long, stipes 30cm
Lat and Long: 9 27 S , 150 47 E General Comments: 5/5. See rhizome collection
Data Source: Gazetteer
Altitude: 1000.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Sphaeropteris ledermannii (Brause) R.M.Tryon  Lehnert, M.  2017   
Cyathea Sm.     
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000855206
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