Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Asplenium ruta-muraria L.


Genus : Asplenium

    Catalan common name : Falzia blanca.

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

    Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.

    General distribution : Holoartica

    Flowering time : January. February. March. April. May. June. July. August. September. October. November. December.

    Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.

    Habitat : Walls and Rocks.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : A small fern with fronds reaching 15 cm. in length, and leathery in texture. The petiole is of same length as the lamina. Leaf is triangular outline, erect (1-2 pinnated). Pinnae are alternate and with rhomboid pinnulae, both peticiolated. Sori are linear or more long than wide, with a linear indusium with a ciliated margin.

    Observations : In the Balearic Islands, only this subspecies can be found, and always in rock crevices.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra