Cibotium barometz (L.) Sm.

Scythian Lamb

Stems exceptionally large and thick but essentially prostrate or rising slightly at the tips, covered with glossy brown hairs. Fronds divided 3 times, to 2 m or more long, waxy blue below; ultimate segemnts finely toothed. Sori in the lower half of the segment.

Needs shelter and warmth.

SE Asia, China, Taiwan.

Trunk horizontal; segments finely toothed; sori in lower part of segments.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Dicksoniaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Cyatheales
family      Cibotiaceae
genus       Cibotium Kaulf.