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Umbrella fern

(Sticherus cunninghamii)

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Description

Sticherus cunninghamii, or umbrella fern, is a New Zealand native fern characterised by its drooping fronds that resemble an umbrella. The fronds are 15–30 cm long and it has an erect stalk between 20 and 50 cm high

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Gleicheniales
Family:Gleicheniaceae
Genus:Sticherus
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