Pteris dentata Forssk.

Toothed Brake

Fronds to over 1 m long; stalk yellowish but darker at the base. Blade triangular to ovate in outline, usually divided 2-3 times, segments often folded upwards. Segments with distinctive saw teeth; veins free. Sori extending almost to the segment tip.

Needs shelter and warmth.

Africa, Aegean, Mascarenes.

Sterile segments usually folded upwards, toothed and sometimes shallowly lobed; veins free.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Pteridaceae. 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      Pteridaceae
genus       Pteris L.