Observations made during field work suggest that Asplenium amboinense is a primary hemi-epiphyte, closely matching the syndrome described by Testo & Sundue (2014).
Testo, W., & Sundue, M. (2014). Primary Hemiepiphytism in Colysis ampla (Polypodiaceae) Provides New Insight into the Evolution of Growth Habit in Ferns. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 175(5), 526-536.
Collection Data (M. Sundue 3773)
General Collection Data
- Date: 7-VIII-2014
- Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue 3773
- Collection Party: M. Sundue M. Lehnert D. N. Karger D. Quandt S. Noben K. Mar B.-C. Ho Y. Mei L. Lewis
- Det. History: M. Sundue
- Habitat: Montane rainforest with Pandanus palms and Nothofagus
- Habit: Hemiepiphyte
- Specimen Locations: LAE, VT