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Oreogrammitis congener

Least Concern
Malaysia Plant Red List
Peninsular Malaysia ver 3.1, 2021
Least Concern
Peninsular Malaysia Plant Red List *
* Assessed according to the IUCN Red List Categories & Criteria Version 3.1
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Oreogrammitis congener is a fern species belongs to the family Polypodiaceae. It inhabits mossy tree trunks in dense evergreen forests at high altitudes where it can get daily mist. This fern can be found in Southeast Asia, Australia and Pacific Islands (Parris, 2018).

Oreogrammitis congener has linear-lanceolate to linear-oblanceolate lamina with smooth surface (Parris, 2015). It possesses different dorsal and ventral sides of rhizome which called as dorsiventral rhizome. The scales of the rhizome are smooth and often concolorous. The stipes do not articulate to the rhizome and hardly articulate to the phyllopodia (Parris, 2018).


  Part Habit
Epiphyte   —   Growing on another organism but not parasitic. Not growing on the ground.
Locally common epiphyte 1–3 m up on stems and tree trunks 2–20 cm diameter and branches c. 2 cm diameter, in fairly open situations, in ridge crest, ridge slope and valley lower montane and ridge crest upper montane forest from c. 1370 to 1830 m.


No Description Suitability Seasonality
Forest → Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane Forest
Unknown Unknown
References :


Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2021 Malaysia Plant Red List
Least Concern (LC)
Peninsular Malaysia
2010 Peninsular Malaysia Plant Red List
Least Concern (LC)


by State Location
  • Pahang 5
  • Perak 2
Based on publications, specimens, and images


  1. Nor-Ezzawanis, A.T. (2011). Comparative anatomy of Grammitidaceae genera in Peninsular Malaysia. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore. 63 (1 & 2), 507-517
  2. Parris, B.S., Chen, C. W., Hsu, T. C., Lu, N. T., Nguyen, Q. D. & Luu, H. T. (2015). New species and records of grammitid ferns (Polypodiaceae) for Vietnam. 226 (1), 39-50.
  3. Parris, B.S. (2018). The Flora Malesiana Account of Grammitid Ferns (Polypodiaceae): A Progress Report With an Illustrated Synoptic Key to Malesian Genera. Sibbaldia: the Journal of Botanic Garden Horticulture. (16), 23-37.
Chapter in book
  1. Parris, B.S. (2010). Grammitidaceae. In Parris, B.S., Kiew, R., Chung, R.C.K., Saw, L.G. & Soepadmo, E. (Eds.), Flora of Peninsular Malaysia, Series I: Ferns and Lycophytes, Volume 1. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). pp. 131-206.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Ms. Nur Farahin Binti Mustafa, Ms. Nurul Aliya Imra Asyikin Binti Abd Murad, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Imin Kamin

Species Citation :- Oreogrammitis congener. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via [Retrieved 01 March 2024].

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