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Pyrrosia africana
Common names: felt ferns
Family: Polypodiaceae

... Roux Compton Herbarium J P Roux Compton Herbarium May 2005 Pyrrosia is a fern genus belonging to the family ... The most striking feature supporting the affinity between Pyrrosia  with its simple fronds, and Platycerium  which ... the stellate (star-shaped) hairs occurring on the fronds. Pyrrosia, a genus of 51 species, is confined to the ...

02 / 05 / 2005 | Koos Roux | Compton Herbarium
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Pyrrosia schimperiana

Pyrrosia schimperiana growing on a cliff at Mariepskop, Blyde River Canyon.
Common names: canyon fern (Eng.); afgrondvaring (Afr.)
Family: Polypodiaceae

... and Conservation, University of the W. Cape March 2017 Pyrrosia schimperiana is cluster-forming, with creeping ... and rooting where the rhizome touches a crevice. Pyrrosia Pyrrosia schimperiana is easily grown as a pot plant and a ...

27 / 03 / 2017 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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