A Note on New Records of Ferns at Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Johor, Malaysia

  • GBENGA FESTUS AKOMOLAFE School of Biological Sciences, USM
Keywords: Ayer Hitam, ferns, Peninsular Malaysia


On a scientific expedition to Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve at Muar, Johor, Malaysia, 71 fern species belonging to 16 families and 25 genera were collected and identified. Fifty-one of the ferns are native to Peninsular Malaysia while the remaining 20 are non-native. Five newly recorded fern species in Johor, Southern Peninsular Malaysia, namely Angiopteris helferiana, Lindsaea trichomanoides, Lomariopsis brackenridgei, Pteris umbrosa and Pteris cretica were briefly described.


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How to Cite
GBENGA FESTUS AKOMOLAFE, ZAKARIA RAHMAD, FARAH ALIA NORDIN, & RUSLY ROSAZLINA. (2022). A Note on New Records of Ferns at Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Johor, Malaysia. Borneo Journal of Resource Science and Technology, 12(2), 147-152. https://doi.org/10.33736/bjrst.4656.2022