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Stenochlaena tenuifolia (Desv.) T. Moore
Giant vine fern

Family: Blechnaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Africa and Madagascar; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Stenochlaena tenuifolia has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Stenochlaena tenuifolia has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Stenochlaena tenuifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland