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Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Ceterach officinarum Willd.

Family : ASPLENIACEAE

Genus : Ceterach

    Catalan common name : Dauradella.

    Spanish common name : Doradilla.

    Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Dragonera. Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.

    General distribution : Holoartica

    Flowering time : April. May. June. July. August. September.

    Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.

    Habitat : Rock creviceses and cliff faces.

    Uses and properties : Medicinal.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : This is one of the ferns which can stand warmer climates and even direct, intense sunshine. However, it can do so because on the underside of the leaf there are many membranous scales which act as a mirror and reflect the sunlight when the fern is exposed to intense sunshine. The wavy margin is very characteristic of this species.

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