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Monograma acrocarpa (Vittariaceae)

This dimunitive fern growing on rocks in rainforest is among one of the smallest ferns I’ve ever seen, with fronds hardly reaching a centimeter. More on this when I get a chance to examine it more closely. Advertisements

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Antrophyllum callifolium (Vittariaceae)

A small fern on rocks in wet rainforest streams or waterfalls. The somewhat elongated obovate fronds has led to this species being known as the Ox-tongue fern. The spore arrangement is distinctive, with streaks of sori on the frond underside.

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