The dense covering of reduced pinnae, or “aphlebieae”, along the rhizome help diagnose this large and handsome filmy fern.  My observations in the field indicate that it has a primary hemiepiphytic habit.


Collection Data (M. Sundue & H. Maraia 4214)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 4-XI-2019
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue & H. Maraia 4214
  • Collection Party: Irene Engilis, Alan Hitch, Ed de Vogel, John Trochet, Nittya Semard, Allen Allison, Raymon Joshua, Kore Maraia, Dabio, Alois Gambia
  • Det. History: M. Sundue
  • Habitat: Castanopsis forest
  • Habit: Hemiepiphyte
  • Specimen Locations: LAE, VT
Additional Comments

Collection Location