Doodia caudata (tailed) is a dimorphic evergreen with a lax rosette of soft (for the genus), short, sterile fronds and upright clusters of fertile fronds reaching 10 in. (25 cm). It is once-pinnate with the lower pinnae stalked and a long taillike whip at the apex. New growth is an attractive rose color. While I have never had the opportunity to grow this native of New Zealand and Australia, it is recommended for Zones 8 to 10 shade in seeps or sites with a consistent moisture supply.
Upper surface of Doodia media with the linear soral pattern embossed as ridges.
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