Microlepia species- Wayanad, Kerala

 

 
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Pictures of a fern, ID please

I think this is "Shield fern" !! Can this be Dryopteris marginalis?
Yes ... it is Dryopteris marginalis

Bingo !! I got it on target !! i was waiting for a validation as the sorus are not available in the photos hence I was hesitating to move into the species level but it looked like D marginalis to me.
Microlepia sps.


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