Dipteris lobbiana. A delicate-leaved fern which is...
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SpeciesDipteris lobbiana
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionA delicate-leaved fern which is found along watercourses in Borneo. Narrow leaves are a common adaptation of rheophytic (streamside) plants, and have been shown to reduce resistance against fast-flowing water. Frequent floods would otherwise damage larger-leaved plants.  
Keywordsbako | borneo | dipteridaceae | fern | flora | plant | rheophyte | rheophytic | riparian | stream


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