Deparia petersenii (Kunze) M.Kato

Japanese Lady Fern

Rhizome creeping, scaly. Fronds divided 1 or 2 times, oblong to narrowly triangular in outline, soft. Sori linear to oblong, basal ones sometimes in pairs. Indusia flat (not pouched or arched), with irregular margin.

Becoming weedy in New Zealand.

Will tolerate cool conditions

SE Asia and Pacific including Australia.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Athyriaceae. 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      Woodsiaceae
genus       Deparia Hook. & Grev.