Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
viridis var. viridis
NOTES

A rhizomatous perennial fern with soft arching fronds which are a bright green. The stipe is initially paleate and the lamina 2-4 pinnate with the ultimate segments hastate.


AUTHORITY
(Forssk.) Swartz
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The sori are marginal and confluent
Colour: Green
Common Name
Green cliff brake
Habitat
NOTES: Thus far only found in a marshy area near Woodlands dam
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Skin treatments
Used for skin complaints and sores
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Pellaea viridis



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