This appears close to Parablechnum revolutum however the lower pinna surface is less scaly. It could be that I collected older leaves, or this might also represent a different taxon.
Collection Data (S. A. James & M. Sundue 1639)
Classification & Common Names
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Family: Blechnaceae
- Genus: Parablechnum C. Presl
- Species: Parablechnum revolutum (Alderw.) Gasper & Salino
- Common name(s):
General Collection Data
- Date: 13-II-2013
- Primary Collector & #: S. A. James & M. Sundue 1639
- Collection Party: Shelley James, Michael Sundue, Allen Allison, Si He, Dubi Damas, Bulisa Iova, Oliver Tallowin
- Det. History: M. Sundue
- Habitat: Primary Forest
- Habit: Terrestrial
- Specimen Locations: BISH, LAE, VT
Trunk to 0.5 m tall, petiole ca. 45 cm long.
- Location: Sibium Mtns. – – – Northern Province – Papua New Guinea.
- Coordinates: 9.318421°S, 148.309503°E
- Elevation: 1780 m