Astrolepis cochisensis subsp. arizonica

D. M. Benham

Amer. Fern J. 82: 60. 1992.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Sporangia containing 32 spores; spores averaging 72–86 µm diam. n = 2n = 116, apogamous.


Phenology: Sporulating summer–fall.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and cliffs, favoring granite, quartzite, and other noncalcareous substrates, occasionally found on limestone
Elevation: 600–1200 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
Dale M. Benham +  and Michael D. Windham +
D. M. Benham +
Notholaena cochisensis +
glabrescent +
1-pinnate +  and pinnate-pinnatifid +
600–1200 m +
yellow +  and white +
obcordate;reniform +
Rocky slopes and cliffs, favoring granite, quartzite, and other noncalcareous substrates, occasionally found on limestone +
monomorphic +
recurved +  and reflexed +
noncircinate +  and circinate +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
1 +  and 4 +
rounded +
ciliate-dentate;entire +
straw-colored;chestnut-brown;dull +
Sporulating summer–fall. +
largest +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Amer. Fern J. +
overlapping +
tan;chestnut-brown concolored +
persistent +
lanceolate +  and ovate +
64 (?) +  and 32 (?) +
light +  and dark-brown +
tetrahedral-globose +
erect +  and ascending +
darker +  and tan +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Cheilanthes cochisensis +, Cheilanthes sinuata var. cochisensis +  and Notholaena sinuata var. cochisensis +
Astrolepis cochisensis subsp. arizonica +
Astrolepis cochisensis +
subspecies +
crescent--shaped +  and roundish +