Dicranopteris linearis. Photo: Petra Ballings Vumba, Jevington road. Dicranopteris linearis. Photo: Bart Wursten Aberfoyle, Honde Valley. The plant can spread rapidly and is used in soil stabilization schemes. Known Hazards. In places where the plant’s habitat has been burned over, the stiff, erect . Description. Rhizome widely creeping, glabrous at maturity. Fronds spaced apart. Stipe up to 1 m long, golden brown, glabrous. Lamina times dichotomously.

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Abaxial surface of ultimate segments, with sori, and red hairs on proximal part of midvein. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sori 6—20 either side dicranopterus midvein, with 7—12 sporangia each. The lignified peripheral fibres of the stem are used for plaiting. This hardy species can grow well in nutrient-depleted soils. The leaves die and the stems are very slow to decompose, so the network persists.

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Effects of the extract of Dicranopteris linearis on seed germination and seedling growth of selected common weeds in Malaysia. The plant is also used for medicinal purposes, being made into a poultice, and infusions and decoctions for fever. It is highly efficient in extracting P from the soil which enables it to colonize sites poor in P. Dicranopteris linearis Photo of Dicranopteris linearis Related People Wee Yeow Chin. Dicranopteris linearis is confined in New Zealand to geothermal ,inearis, often around active vents.


Dicranopteris linearis

Antibacterial activity of Dicranopteris linearis under in vitro conditions. For djcranopteris account of the life history of a fern, see Pyrrosia piloselloides.

Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand revision. The caps “songko”used in northern Peninsular Malaysia and peninsular Thailand, are durable enough to last several generations. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore. It is questioned whether D. Red-brown branched hairs on proximal part of midvein of ultimate segment.

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Dicranopteeris warm conditions are preferred, it survives in cooler climates but is sensitive to frost. The use of Dicranopteris linearis for its fibres is declining as cheaper alternatives are available. This needs further investigation.

Dicranopteris linearis | New Zealand Plant Conservation Network

Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Clarke Polypodium dichotomum Thunb. Production is only locally important in tropical Africa.

Crushed leaves are applied as a poultice or drunk as an infusion to combat fever. Not for the casual reader. A new classification of Gleicheniales.

They are quite resistant to salt water and therefore the fern is widely used in the construction of fish-traps where the stems last for about two years. Lineafis South-East Asia 13 varieties are distinguished mainly based on the mode of branching, and supported by differences in flavonol or flavone content.

Dicranopteris linearis – Wikipedia

The network is penetrated by the fern’s rhizomes and roots, such that the fern serves as its own substrate. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany. There are 18 news article citations related to Dicranopteris linearis Burm. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata. Lamina times dichotomously divided with a pair of reduced pinnae present at each fork of the divisions; pinnae narrowly lanceolate, deeply pinnatifid.


Together with Shorea leaves the leaves are used to treat itching caused by stinging hairs of Urticaceae. Norton and Rodney A. Its quick establishment helps to prevent landslides on cleared slopes but at the same time can make it a noxious weed. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos or other forms of media, or if you have any queries…. The genus Dicranopteris comprises c. The sporangium lacks indusia whereas the spores are trilete. In Asia the use Dicranopteris linearis fibre is dying out as the ready-for-use fibres for matting and weaving difranopteris become very expensive. The lanthanum replaces the magnesium position in chlorophyll and coordinates dciranopteris the porphyrin ring.

It is one of the most widely distributed ferns of the wet Old World tropics and adjacent regions, including Polynesia and the Pacific.