Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cheilanthes
Family: Pteridaceae (Pteridophyta)
Taxon : Fern
Group : Plant

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

A rhizomatous perennial with soft fronds which are 3-pinnatifid with the ultimate segments serrate-crenate. The veins are distinct.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) Sw.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The sori are at the margin at the vein endings
Colour: Green
Common Name
Cape lip fern
Habitat
NOTES: Common in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Adiantopsis capensis
Adiantum capense
Cheilanthes praetexta
Hypolepis capensis



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