Cibotium


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in some classification systems placed in family Cyatheaceae: ornamental tree ferns with coarse gracefully drooping fronds

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One unusual example is the apices of the species Cibotium barometz, which are covered with large golden hairs.
Sub-canopy plants that are common at most chronosequence sites include Coprosma spp., Myrsine spp., Vaccinium calycinum, and Cibotium spp.
Several other genera, including Cibotium, Cheirodendron, Ilex, Coprosma, and Vaccinium, accounted for most of the remaining cover [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 6 OMITTED].
For several species (notably the Cibotium tree ferns), the magnitude of variation was less than that for Metrosideros; for others (notably the understory tree Coprosma) it was even greater.
Hawaiian tree fern (Cibotium glaucum) grows a moderate 4 to 6 inches a year, forming a 6- to 8-foot-tall trunk with red-brown hair after 20 to 25 years.
Tree ferns (Cibotium spp.) were the dominant native understory plant though the exotic plant Kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) was becoming established throughout much of the understory.