Asplenium australasicum

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Asplenium australasicumFamily: Aspleniaceae
Genus: Asplenium
Common names: Bird’s nest fern, Crow’s nest fern
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This is the first time I’ve seen this very common fern growing in the reserve. It is in fairly dense shade and growing where it germinated on a dead Jacaranda tree. Also germinated on the same tree are some plants of Platycerium bifurcatum (Elkhorn Fern) and a hare’s foot fern that is too small to identify. (July 2012)