Bowenia serrulata

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Byfield fern
Bowenia Serrulata in Prague Botanical Garden DSC 0079.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Cycadophyta
Class: Cycadopsida
Order: Cycadales
Family: Stangeriaceae
Genus: Bowenia
Species: B. serrulata
Binomial name
Bowenia serrulata
(W.Bull) Chamb.

Bowenia serrulata, the Byfield fern, is a cycad in the Stangeriaceae family. Its bipinnate fronds, arising from a subterranean caudex, give it the appearance of a fern. However it is not a fern as its vernacular name and appearance suggest. It is endemic to the vicinity of Byfield, Australia.



  1. ^ Hill, K.D. 2003. Bowenia serrulata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.