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Dryopteris wattsii (Dryopteridaceae)

A young specimen of Dryopteris wattsii in the Cairns Botanical Gardens. As it can easily be guessed, the Wet Tropics of Australia is a prime spot for ferns in Australia. Although much can be said in praise of the luxuriousness … Continue reading

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Revwattsia fragilis (Lomariopsidaceae)

The wet tropics of Australia contains over 60% of Australia’s ferns and among them, Revwattsia fragilis must be one of the most unique. It is a spectacular plant with fronds 1-2m long and is restricted to six populations in the … Continue reading

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