Asplenium aethiopicum (Burm. f.) Bech.
subsp. tripinnatum (Baker) A.F. Braithw.

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Synonyms: Asplenium furcatum Thunb. var. tripinnatum Baker
Asplenium praemorsum Sw. var. tripinnatum sensu Sim
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Status: Native
Description:
General description see A. aethiopicum. For subsp. tripinnatum fronds up to 1.25 m long, 3-pinnate, firmly herbaceous; spores plano-convex, spore length > 38┬Ám
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: tripinnatum: fronds tripinnate divided
Habitat: Moist or seasonally moist forest, forest remnants, shaded, terrestrial.
Altitude range: (metres) 50 - 2000 m
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: ?
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Literature:

Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011). Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide Struik Nature Pages 646 - 649. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 5.

Roux, J.P. (2001). Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13 Page 161.

Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands Page 77.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Asplenium aethiopicum subsp. tripinnatum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164910, retrieved 1 September 2014

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