Pteris vittata L.

Fronds to 70 cm or so long, divided once; stalk pale brown, short, scaly. Blade more or less oblong in outline. Segments often stalked, decreasing in size towards the base, to about 15 cm long and 1 cm wide; veins free, simple or forked. Sori continuous.

Can grow in cool areas.

WA, NT, Qld, NSW, Vic., Pacific, Eurasia, Africa.

Fronds divided once; segments clearly stalked, decreasing in length towards the base of the frond.

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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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Pteridaceae
genus       Pteris L.