Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Cheilanthes maderensis Lowe

Family : HEMIONITIDACEAE

Genus : Cheilanthes

Cheilanthes maderensis Lowe

    Catalan common name : Falguereta de Madeira.

    Province distribution : Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March. April. May. June.

    Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.

    Habitat : Fissures de les roques, parets i penyals assolellats, sobre substrat àcid.

    Characteristics : Rock crevasses, walls and sunny cliffs, on acid substrates. A small perennial plant with stiff and fragile leaves, with the petiole shiny and the lamina 2-3 pinnatisect. The pinnules are normally sessile. The leaf reverse is glabrous (without glandular hairs) and is where the sori are located, and these are protected by an pseudoindusium which is entire.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra