Macrothelypteris torresiana

Species: Macrothelypteris torresiana

English Name: Mariana Maiden Fern

Chinese Name: 普通針毛蕨

Family: Thelypteridaceae


This is a big and robust fern, with fronds up to 1,2m tall. Its rhizome is short creeping.

Found throughout tropical Asia, Polynesia, Hawai, Japan and Australia. It usually occurs on sunny slopes along roads at the edges of forests.

© 2010 Moorea Biocode

© 2010 Moorea Biocode

©2015 John Pickering

©2015 John Pickering



–  Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science 2005. Flora of Macao (Volume 1). Macao, SAR: Author