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Common name

English: Hart's Tonguefern

German: Hirschzungenfarn

Portuguese: Língua-cervina

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2634)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (42)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (36)

      Order: Polypodiales (32)

        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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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