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Species Information

plant    fronds            fronds   
underside of frond    plants   
Dicranopteris linearis (Burm.f.) Underw.
(name current 2016)
(Dicranopteris linearis var. linearis)


Growth form: Herb
Also occurs outside southern Africa
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Local abundance: frequent

Regional distribution:
Pan-tropical, widespread in sub-Saharan Africa and western Indian Ocean region.

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Roux, J.P. (2003). Swaziland ferns and fern allies. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 19.