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Species Information

Polystichum macleae (Baker) Diels
(name current 2016)
(Polystichum macleai)
(Polystichum macleaii)


Growth form: Herb
Restricted distribution within southern Africa
Swaziland abundance: rare
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Local abundance: rare

Red Data Book Information:
Status: DD Fairly common in South Africa’s Mpumulanga and Limpopo Province.

Regional distribution:
Restricted to Swaziland and Drakensberg escarpment in Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces in South Africa

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Roux, J.P. (2003). Swaziland ferns and fern allies. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 19.