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Cyathea medullaris

Index Cyathea medullaris

Cyathea medullaris, popularly known as the black tree fern, is a large tree fern up to 20 m tall. [1]

24 relations: Canterbury, New Zealand, Chatham Islands, Cyathea, Cyathea affinis, Cyathea junghuhniana, Cyathea propinqua, Cyathea sect. Sphaeropteris, Cyatheaceae, Cyatheales, Frond, Georg Forster, Leptosporangiate fern, Māori language, North Island, Olof Swartz, Otago, Pinnation, Plant, Pteridophyte, South Island, Stewart Island, Stipe (botany), Three Kings Islands, Tree fern.

Canterbury, New Zealand

Canterbury (Waitaha) is a region of New Zealand, located in the central-eastern South Island.

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Chatham Islands

The Chatham Islands form an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean about east of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Cyathea is a genus of tree ferns, the type genus of the fern order Cyatheales.

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Cyathea affinis

Cyathea affinis is a variable species of tree fern native to Fiji, Samoa, the Cook Islands, Austral Islands, Tahiti, and the Marquesas Islands.

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Cyathea junghuhniana

Cyathea junghuhniana is a species of tree fern native to southern and central Sumatra and western Java, where it grows in forest at an altitude of 1000–2000 m. The trunk of this species is erect and may be 2 m tall or more.

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Cyathea propinqua

Cyathea propinqua is a species of tree fern native to Fiji and possibly Samoa, where it grows in wet forest.

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Cyathea sect. Sphaeropteris

Sphaeropteris is a section in the monotypic subgenus Sphaeropteris.

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The Cyatheaceae are the scaly tree fern family and include the world's tallest tree ferns, which reach heights up to 20 m. They are also very ancient plants, appearing in the fossil record in the late Jurassic, though the modern genera likely appeared in the Cenozoic.

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The order Cyatheales, which includes the tree ferns, is a taxonomic division of the fern class, Polypodiopsida.

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A frond is a large, divided leaf.

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Georg Forster

Johann Georg Adam Forster (November 27, 1754Many sources, including the biography by Thomas Saine, give Forster's birth date as November 26; according to Enzensberger, Ulrich (1996) Ein Leben in Scherben, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag,, the baptism registry of St Peter in Danzig lists November 27 as the date of birth and December 5 as the date of baptism. – January 10, 1794) was a German naturalist, ethnologist, travel writer, journalist, and revolutionary.

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Leptosporangiate fern

Leptosporangiate ferns are the largest group of living ferns, including some 11000 species worldwide.

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Māori language

Māori, also known as te reo ("the language"), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand.

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North Island

The North Island (Māori: Te Ika-a-Māui) is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the slightly larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait.

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Olof Swartz

Olof Peter Swartz (September 21, 1760 – September 19, 1818) was a Swedish botanist and taxonomist.

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Otago is a region of New Zealand in the south of the South Island administered by the Otago Regional Council.

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Pinnation (also called pennation) is the arrangement of feather-like or multi-divided features arising from both sides of a common axis.

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Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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A pteridophyte is a vascular plant (with xylem and phloem) that disperses spores (and lacks seeds).

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South Island

The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.

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Stewart Island

Stewart Island/Rakiura (commonly called Stewart Island) is the third-largest island of New Zealand.

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Stipe (botany)

In botany, a stipe is a stalk that supports some other structure.

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Three Kings Islands

The Three Kings Islands, called Manawatāwhi by Māori, are a group of 13 uninhabited islands about northwest of Cape Reinga,of New Zealand, where the South Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea converge.

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Tree fern

The tree ferns are the ferns that grow with a trunk elevating the fronds above ground level.

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Redirects here:

Alsophila extensa, Black Tree Fern, Black tree fern, Korau, Polypodium medullare, Sphaeropteris medullaris.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyathea_medullaris

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