Asplenium scolopendrium L.

Common name

English: Hart's Tonguefern

German: Hirschzungenfarn

Portuguese: Língua-cervina

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Aspleniaceae (4)

          Genus: Asplenium (4)

           Epithet: scolopendrium L. (1)

scolopendrium => refers to the sori that are arranged rows which resemble the many legs of a centipede (skolopenda meaning centipede in Greek)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Asplenium scolopendrium at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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