This is an area of mostly Pandanus solmslaubachii and a climbing swamp fern, Stenochlaena palustrus. Clumps of mangrove ferns, Acrostichum speciosum, also grow in the same area. They are the only ferns known to tolerate salt water.
Flecker Botanical Gardens
Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Photo by Nan Bailey

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