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 florulas of Santa Catarina Island and the Furnas River Reserve, in southern Brazil.
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A new special friend! I went to splash my face in the river, looked over, and met this lovely species (Bolbitis appendiculata). I'm still in awe 💚 #fernfriday4
Up, up and....er gone: A great paper by @batkesp @SETarvin. Nowhere to escape – Diversity and community composition of ferns and lycophytes on the highest mountain in Honduras