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Thelypteris exindusiata

Thelypteris exindusiata W.H. Wagner

Kikawaio, Kikawaioa, Makaleha Maiden Fern, Pakikawaio

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern family)

Synonym(s): Cyclosorus exindusiatus

USDA Symbol: THEX2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 6 feet long.


Native Habitat: Forest floors, shaded slopes, on vertical rock faces, often near or along streams.


Bibref 1815 - Hawai'i's Ferns and Fern Allies (2003) Palmer, Daniel D.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Thelypteris exindusiata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Thelypteris exindusiata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Thelypteris exindusiata


Record Modified: 2020-12-03
Research By: CBR

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