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Species Information

Alsophila capensis (L.f.) J.Sm.
(name current 2016)
Forest Tree Fern
(Cyathea capensis)


Growth form: Tree
Also occurs outside southern Africa
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Local abundance: occasional

Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc Limited habitat. Very well represented outside Swaziland.

Regional distribution:
Restricted to east and south tropical Africa and southern Africa.

Included in Tree Atlas.

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