Sphaeropteris lepifera

Species: Sphaeropteris lepifera

English Name: Scaly Sphaeropteris

Chinese Name: 筆筒樹

Family: Cynatheaceae


Trunk is erect, often more than 6m tall., up to 20cm in diameter. Fronds are pale green.

Found on valley slopes, mountain forests, sunny grasslands and often on wet soils.


© 2007 Nakagami

© 2007 Nakagami







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–  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