Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh. subsp. fragilis

Family : ATHYRIACEAE

Genus : Cystopteris

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

    Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.

    General distribution : Eurosiberian

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

    Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.

    Habitat : Rock creviceses.

    IUCN Category : En peligro crítico

    Characteristics : A rhizotomatous fern with large petiolate leaves, 2-3 pinnasects without hairs. The pinnae are lobulate or divided. Sori are orbicular and black in colour, covered by an indusium in the shape of a hood. Spores are very characteristic with conical aculi.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra