Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Asplenium trichomanes L. subsp. quadrivalens D.E. Meyer

Family : ASPLENIACEAE

Genus : Asplenium

    Catalan common name : Falzia roja.

    Spanish common name : Culantrillo menudo. Hoja mosaica. Polítrico.

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

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Mallorca. Minorca.

    General distribution : Cosmopolitan and subcosmopolitan

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

    Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.

    Habitat : Rock creviceses.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : This is a typical small fern found in humid crevices and marshes. The leaf is completely divided into small, rounded pinnae. There are other fern species that look like it and which can be mistaken for it, especially Asplenium azomanes, although the latter is much larger and shinier. There are several subspecies described that are difficult to distinguish between.

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