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Family: POLYPODIACEAE 

 Lecanopteris mirabilis / mirabile*
 

Photo from Charles Alford Plants.

  
Author:  Edwin Bingham Copeland 1929
Family:  Polypodiaceae
Habitat:  Papua New Guinea
Soil:  Epiphyte
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
"Flower":  Green
Reproduction:  Spores/Rhizomes
Pop names:  Antfern, Ant Fern
Synonyms:  (Polypodium imbricatum, G. Karst. 1895). Polypodium mirabile, C. Chr. 1906
It might now be: Myrmecopteris mirabilis, Pic. Serm. 1977
Got it from:  Mannheim, Germany
Year:  2006

My humble plant.

   This member of the Polypodiaceae family was given this name by Edwin Bingham Copeland in 1929. It is found in Papua New Guinea. It grows in the trees with some water and some sun. The massive rhizomes will grow up to 25 centimetres in diameter, and the leaves will grow up to 60 centimetres.

*) IPNI has L. mirabile, MoBot L. mirabilis.

Kingdom SubKingdom SuperDivision Division SubDivision Class SubClass Order Family Genus Species
PLANTAE Tracheophyta

Pteridophytes

Polypodiophyta Polypodiophytina Polypodiopsida

Polypodiidae

Polypodiales Polypodiaceae Lecanopteris mirabilis