Metaxya rostrata

Metaxya rostrata is a species of fern in the family Metaxyaceae native to the neotropics.[1] It is characterized by its large fronds that are 1–2 m long.

Metaxya rostrata
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Division: Polypodiophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Cyatheales
Family: Metaxyaceae
Genus: Metaxya
M. rostrata
Binomial name
Metaxya rostrata
(Kunth) C.Presl


Metaxya rostrata can be found in all five natural regions of Colombia.


  1. ^ Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia Metaxya rostrata (Kunth) C.Presl.