According to a fern survey done in 2010-2011, reported in 2014, Pleocnemia conjugata was a new fern to Singapore . However, a 2015 report from Thailand seemed to indicate that the fern was discovered in Singapore since 1991 . In addition, a field survey done in 2002 at the Singapore Botanic Garden had sighted this fern .
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 Simma R, Masuthon S, Lindsay S. Pleocnemia conjugata (Dryopteridaceae), a new record for Thailand. Thai For Bull (BOT) 2015;43:74-78 | Read article |
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