Malaysia – Giant Tree Fern – 310714 – RK-6 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1).
Request Bot. ID – Fraser’s Hill – 16/07/2014
Perhaps it is Cyathea contaminans
Oh, OK, yes, I see the tree-fern now! But all tree ferns can only be identified by studying the details of the hairs and scales underneath the pinnules – plus the scales and armature of the stipe-base, not from long-distance photos of the whole plant. So another unuseable photo I’m afraid.
I seriously recommend that person to look in the standard literature (Holttum and Piggott).
The tree fern growing in Malaysia is Cyathea gigantean