Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Pteris vittata L.

Family : PTERIDACEAE

Genus : Pteris

    Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Valencia.

    Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.

    General distribution : Paleotropical

    Flowering time : July. August. September. October.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Walls, ditches, streams and humid rock creviceses.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : A very characteristic fern, with a very large lamina (150 cm.). The pinnae are numerous, (15-55) not divided, linear, sharp, margin serrate auricled at the base. This a very characteristic plant and itís difficult to mistake it for another fern due to its large size and numerous and undivided pinnae.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra