Asplenium hookerianum Colenso

Rhizome short-creeping; scales dark brown to black in a dense covering. Fronds more or less erect, to about 25 cm long, mostly divided twice and with distinct terminal segments, the lateral segments often stalked and never bearing plantlets. Sori few, inside the margins, to 4 mm long.

Grows naturally among rocks in the subalpine region.

Will tolerate cool conditions.

NSW, Vic., Tas., NZ

Fronds thin, finely divided with sori up to 4 mm long.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Aspleniaceae. 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      Aspleniaceae
genus       Asplenium L.