Dicksonia squarrosa (G.Forst.) Sw.


Stem spreading, forming slender trunks to about 10 cm wide and up to 6 m tall, covered with reddish brown hairs and black frond bases. Fronds to 3 m long, divided 3-4 times, rough. Stalks black, rough. Sorus on each lobe of fertile segments about 2 mm wide.

Can grow in cool areas.


Stalk bases rough and black; sorus large, about 2 mm wide.

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      Dicksoniaceae
genus       Dicksonia L'Hér.