Drynaria quercifolia (L.) Sm.

Oak Leaf Fern

Rhizome 4-5 cm thick, hairy. Nest fronds strongly lobed. Foliage fronds to 1 m long, segments not divided completely to the base. Sori sunken, scattered or in indistinct rows.

Needs shelter and warmth.

Australia, Polynesia to India.

Shortly stalked segments.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Polypodiaceae. 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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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Polypodiaceae
genus       Drynaria (Bory) Sm.