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Pyrrosia rupestris

Rock Felt Fern at Monga, NSW

Pyrrosia rupestris at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022
Pyrrosia rupestris at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022
Pyrrosia rupestris at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022
Pyrrosia rupestris at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Pyrrosia rupestris 20 Jan 2022 dcnicholls
Pyrrosia rupestris 20 Jan 2022 mcosgrove
Unidentified 9 Jan 2022 trevorpreston

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Growing on logs and branches with lots of Moss and lichens.

3 comments

Tapirlord wrote:
   9 Jan 2022
Ooooh interesting, I don't recognize it, looks to me like a flowering plant so perhaps it is a epiphytic orchid. @DerekC thoughts??
mcosgrove wrote:
   20 Jan 2022
A lovely little fern, tends to be associated with epiphytic orchids in damp habitats such as rainforest and rainforest margins. Also grows on rock.
dcnicholls wrote:
   20 Jan 2022
If possible, always photograph fertile fronds, spore side. But this certainly looks like P. rupestris

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Nearby sightings

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Fissidens sp. at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston Eucryphia moorei (Pinkwood/Plumwood) at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston Blechnum wattsii (Hard water fern) at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston Solanum pungetium (Eastern Nightshade) at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Fissidens sp. at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Eucryphia moorei (Pinkwood/Plumwood) at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Blechnum wattsii (Hard water fern) at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Solanum pungetium (Eastern Nightshade) at Monga, NSW - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2022 11:46 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 10cm Plant height

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