Phanerophlebia auriculata

L. Underwood

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 26: 212. 1899.

Synonyms: Cyrtomium auriculatum (L. Underwood) C. V. Morton
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Leaves 10–60(–75) cm, very short leaves sometimes fertile. Pinnae (2–)5–12 pairs, ovate to lanceolate, usually falcate, 2–9 cm, base obliquely cuneate to nearly cordate, apex usually attenuate; acroscopic lobe usually present, prominent (at least some present on every leaf); pinnae rarely irregularly incised. Indusia membranous, flat or concave centrally, not umbonate, shriveled at maturity. 2n = 164.

Habitat: Soil pockets in sheltered rock crevices of canyons and ravines
Elevation: 600–2100 m.


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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., n Mexico.


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Lower Taxa