Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link var. aureoflava (Hook.) Weath. ex Bailey
gold fern, golden fern
Unknown, Problem species
Origin: South America
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Plant: Rhizome short, suberect, closely branched. Fronds: crowded, suberect to arching. Sporangia set along veins
Key Features: fronds with light golden undersides
Comments: Well established and widespread in the western half of Swaziland.

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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