Basket Fern (species: Drynaria quercifolia) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Drynaria quercifolia
Basket Fern

©Anne Hoggett: Basket Fern growing on tree at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Basket Fern growing on ground at Lizard Island
Kingdom Plantae
Division Pteridophyta
Class Polypodiopsida
Order Polypodiales
Family Polypodiaceae
Genus Drynaria
Species Drynaria quercifolia



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.