Dicksonia utteridgei, a new species of hairy tree fern (Dicksoniaceae - Cyatheales) from New Guinea
A new species of hairy tree fern (Dicksoniaceae - Cyatheales) is described and illustrated: Dicksonia utteridgei from stunted ridge forest in central New Guinea. The species is the only one in the genus with a combination of fully pinnate to bipinnate-pinnatifid pinnules and bristly spreading petiole hairs.
Keywords: BIOGEOGRAPHY; CYATHEALES; DICKSONIA; ENDEMIC; NEW GUINEA; TREE FERNS
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 1, 2018
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