These images were taken in the mountains of Santa Catarina but there is also a similar species that is common in coastal forests of this region.
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I am an amateur botanist working on the fern and lycophyte flora of Santa Catarina Island, in southern Brazil. I also study the taxonomy of the Brazil nut family (Lecythidaceae).
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