Dryopteris erythrosora (D.C. Eaton) Kuntze

Autumn Fern

Rhizome creeping but erect at the tips. Blade pink at first becoing glossy dark green, narrowly triangular in outline, branches well spaced along the frond. Segments with rounded tips. Sori small. Indusia pink. Can grow in cool areas.

Recognition: Young fronds with strong pink colouration at first.

China, Japan.

Created by: Val Stajsic

Updated by: Val Stajsic, May 2018

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