Cyrtomium macrophyllym (Makino) Tagawa

Rhizome short, erect. Fronds with dark brown shiny scales. Fronds to 50 cm long or more. Segments in 2-8 pairs, papery, toothless or irregularly toothed, terminal ones often with 3 lobes. Sori roundish without teeth. Needs shelter and warmth.

Recognition: Segments in 2-8 pairs, thin, terminal ones often 3-lobed.

India to Japan, China.

Created by: Val Stajsic

Updated by: Val Stajsic, May 2018

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Dryopteridaceae
genus       Cyrtomium