Asplenium simplicifrons F.Muell.

Narrow-leaf Bird's Nest Fern

Rhizome erect; scales at tip narrowly triangular, dark brown, fringed. Fronds to 70 cm long and 3-4 cm wide in clusters. Blade without teeth and strap-like with wavy margins, midrib rounded below. Sori long in the upper and more or less central region of the blade.

Needs shelter and warmth.

N E Qld.

Frond blades undivided, less than 4 cm wide without the sori reaching midrib or tip.

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.