Campyloneurum phyllitidis

(Linnaeus) C. Presl

Tent. Pterid. 190, plate 7, figs. 18–20. 1836.

Common names: Long strap fern
Illustrated
Basionym: Polypodium phyllitidis Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 2: 1083. 1753
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Stems short-creeping, 4–10 mm diam. Leaves few-to-many, erect to arching. Petiole essentially absent to ca. 9 cm. Blade yellowish green, linear to linear-elliptic, 24–140 × 3–12 cm, leathery; base attenuate; margins entire to slightly undulate; apex acute (sometimes forked). Veins obvious, primary-veins ± prominent, straight to slightly curved, areoles in 7–16 (–18) series between costa and margin, with free included veinlets, a percurrent veinlet often dividing some areoles further. Sori in several rows on each side of costa. 2n = 148.


Habitat: Epiphytic in hammocks and swamps, sometimes on walls in limestone sinkholes where it is reduced in size, substrate circumneutral to subacid
Elevation: 0 m

Distribution

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Fla., Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America

Discussion

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... more about "Campyloneurum phyllitidis"
Clifton E. Nauman +
(Linnaeus) C. Presl +
attenuate +
Polypodium phyllitidis +
linear;linear-elliptic +
yellowish green +
24 cm240 mm <br />0.24 m <br /> (140 cm1,400 mm <br />1.4 m <br />) +
linear +  and lanceolate or elliptic +
3cm;12cm +
Long strap fern +
Fla. +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +  and South America +
elliptic +  and cordate +
Epiphytic in hammocks and swamps, sometimes on walls in limestone sinkholes where it is reduced in size, substrate circumneutral to subacid +
monomorphic +
narrowed +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +
entire +  and slightly undulate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
straight;slightly curved +
Tent. Pterid. +
not adaxially +  and grooved +
clathrate;clathrate +
basifixed +
discrete +
Illustrated +
yellowish +  and transparent +
pruinose +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
few;numerous +
verrucose +  and tuberculate +
Campyloneurum phyllitidis +
Campyloneurum +
species +
anastomosing +
pendent +, arching +  and erect +