Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Anogramma leptophylla (L.) Link


Genus : Anogramma

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Gerona. Tarragona.

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

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March. April. May.

    Life-forms : Terophyte.

    Habitat : Small shady slopes and rock creviceses.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : This fern is small and tenuous, with almost transparent leaves. Lives in shady spots amongst the moss-covered rocks. It has two types of leaves: wide broad basal leaves and others which rise above the ground surface and are more narrow in width; these latter leaves are fertile, while the basal leaves may or may not bear the sporangia. Often the prothallus can be found at the base of the plant.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra