Dicksonia antarctica Labill.

First published in Nov. Holl. Pl. 2: 100 (1806)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Queensland to SE. Australia. It is a tree and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria

Introduced into:

Azores, Cape Provinces, Great Britain, Ireland, Madeira

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Doran, N. & Horwitz, P. (2010). Engaeus phyllocercus. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. < www.iucnredlist.org> (accessed on 21 February 2011).
  • Large, M.F. & Braggins, J.E. (2004). Tree Ferns. Timber Press, Oregon.
  • Low, T. (1991). Wild Food Plants of Australia. Angus & Robertson. North Ryde, N.S.W
  • Mabberley, D.J. (2008). Mabberley’s Plant-book: a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Orchard, A.E. (1998). Flora of Australia, Volume 48: Ferns, Gymnosperms and Allied Groups. ABRS/CSIRO, Canberra.
  • Ough, K. & Murphy, A. (2004). Decline in tree-fern abundance after clearfell harvesting. Forest Ecol and Manag 199: 153–163.
  • Spencer, R.D. (1995). A Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia, Volume 1. University of NSW Press, Sydney.
  • Tasmanian Government: Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (2007). Dicksonia antarctica (notesheet).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rodway, F.A. [199A], Australia 18494.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
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