Cyathea cf. humilis Hieron.

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A related, much smaller species of Cyathea has been collected in the Haroni Forest of south-eastern Zimbabwe. It has a dwarf stem up to 2 cm thick and 30 cm tall with 2-pinnatifid fronds up to 50 cm long.
Notes: This species is mentioned under C.mossambicensis, per J.E.Burrows (1990), southern African ferns & fern allies, p.87. One collection has been made by J.E. Burrows.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: along the Mukurupini river from the base of the waterfalls to the Haroni forest.
Altitude range: (metres)
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Endangered
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Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cyathea cf. humilis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyathea cf. humilis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyathea cf. humilis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyathea cf. humilis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyathea cf. humilis
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West African Plants database: Cyathea cf. humilis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyathea cf. humilis., retrieved 24 May 2016

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