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woodspirit1

woodspirit1
Lake Toxaway, NC
(Zone 7a)

November 18, 2009
2:11 AM

Post #7284577

My nephew sent me this picture and wanted me to identify it. Without a name other than some kind of Hawaiian Fern, he doesn't have a clue. So I am hoping some of you can help.

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Metrosideros

Metrosideros
Keaau, HI


December 4, 2009
6:45 AM

Post #7333912

It is Microsorum scolopendria, Laua'e Fern.







woodspirit1

woodspirit1
Lake Toxaway, NC
(Zone 7a)

December 4, 2009
4:48 PM

Post #7334803

Wow! I never expected to get an answer on this one. Thank you so much. Are the spots on the bottom spore packets?

Metrosideros

Metrosideros
Keaau, HI


December 4, 2009
6:20 PM

Post #7335070

Yes, they are the sporangia.

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