Key to Tasmanian Dicots
Schizaea (Schizaeaceae)


Tasmania has three native species of Schizaea (comb ferns). These are small plants that grow on the ground or rarely rocks. The fertile fronds have a slender stalk (sometimes branched) that ends in a comb-like structure that contains the spores. Sterile fronds are not leaf-like, rather they can be absent, or similar to the fertile fronds (but lacking the combs, and sometimes more branched).

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