Lowland swamps; on low tablelands only
- Starchy spore cases ground and baked (Flood, 1980)
- The Aborigines ground them between two stones and removed the black husks to leave a yellow starchy powder which could be made into cakes (Cribb & Cribb, 1987:83)
- Stand-by food only (Smyth in Gott, 1995)
- Kind of fern; 'seeds' are spores in spore-case.
- Nardoo made famous through the story of the deaths of explorers Burke & Wills who perished maybe not knowing how to prepare the seeds (Gott, 1995)
- dullum-dullum: jerinyuk (spore case): Wemba wemba, Lake Boga, Vic.
- dthang garang : Wiradjuri, NSW (Gott. 1995)
Plant in shallow water (Wrigley & Fagg, 1998:212)
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