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Family: POLYPODIACEAE 

 Lecanopteris curtisii
 


Photo from Charles Alford Plants.

  
Author:  John Gilbert Baker 1881
Family:  Polypodiaceae
Habitat:  Sumatra, Java
Soil:  Epiphyte
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
"Flower":  Green
Reproduction:  Spores/Rhizomes
Pop names:  Antfern, Ant Fern
Synonyms:  -


The leaves. Photo from Cloud Jungle Epiphytes

  

This member of the Polypodiaceae family was described by John Gilbert Baker in 1881. It is found on Sumatra and Java. It grows in the trees with some water and some sun. The hollow  rhizomes will grow up to 20 centimetres in diameter, and the leaves will grow up to 30 centimetres.

Seen on IPNI as member of the Pteridophyta family.


Photo by
 Pedro.