Pyrrosia serpens (G.Forst.) Ching

Rhizome creeping, thin and wiry; scales pale to brown. Sterile and fertile fronds different. Fronds to about 15 cm long, entire or sometimes shallowly lobed, either roundish or linear to oblong, both kinds with sori although more rarely on former. Sori in rows near the margin, or scattered over the frond surface.

Needs shelter and warmth.


Sterile and fertile fronds different; stalks absent or short.

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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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Polypodiaceae
genus       Pyrrosia Mirb.