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Species Information

Blechnum attenuatum (Sw.) Mett.
(name current 2016)
(Blechnum attenuatum var. giganteum)
(Blechnum giganteum)


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

Regional distribution:
Widespread in west central tropical and east tropical Africa, eastern parts of south tropical and southern Africa.

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