Catalan common name : Falzia marina.
Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Gerona.
Distribution in the islands : Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Mediterranean
Flowering time : May. June. July. August. September. October.
Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.
Habitat : Rocks and cliff faces.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : A fern with fronds reaching 40 cm. in length, and leathery in texture. The lamina is oblong-lanceolate, (longer than wide), clear green in colour (pinnate or divided). Pinnae are in the form of an egg (ovate). The sori are longer than wide, with a univalvuate indusium.
Observations : This is one of the few fern species that is strictly littoral, as they can be found in cave ceilings that open to the sea, shady spots.