A new species of hairy tree fern (Dicksoniaceae - Cyatheales) is described and illustrated: Dicksonia utteridgei from stunted ridge forest in central New Guinea. The species is the only one in the genus with a combination of fully pinnate to bipinnate-pinnatifid pinnules and bristly spreading petiole hairs.

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Keywords biogeography, Dicksonia, endemic, New Guinea, tree ferns
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.3767/blumea.2018.63.02.09
Journal Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
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Lehnert, M, & Cámara-Leret, R. (2018). Dicksonia utteridgei, a new species of hairy tree fern (Dicksoniaceae - Cyatheales) from New Guinea. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 63, 140–143. doi:10.3767/blumea.2018.63.02.09