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Open Access Dicksonia utteridgei, a new species of hairy tree fern (Dicksoniaceae - Cyatheales) from New Guinea

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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.


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2018

This article was made available online on September 21, 2018 as a Fast Track article with title: "Dicksonia utteridgei, a new species of hairy tree fern (Dicksoniaceae - Cyatheales) from New Guinea".

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