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Asplenium monanthes

Asplenium monanthes L.

Single-sorus Spleenwort, Single-sorus Fern

Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)

USDA Symbol: ASMO



Asplenium monanthes (Single-sorus spleenwort) #60398

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Jackson
State: AL
Accession date: 2018-05-18
Filename: A_C_IMG5552.JPG
Slide Index: 3649742044_7a6de108b3_o.JPG
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Close-up of a the adaxial surface of a section of a frond (top) and the abaxial surface of a section of a frond bearing sori (bottom). Photographer's note: "I discovered this location for the single-sorus spleenwort on June 18, 1983. It is one of two known locations for the fern in Jackson County, Alabama. There are upwards of 20 plants growing in the sinkhole associated with a cave. Most of the plant are large and I suspect very old. Over the last 26 years I have seen the plants severely damaged by extreme cold but they always survive. This micro-habitat is protected by 56 degree F. air blowing out of a cave all summer. Asplenium monanthes is a tropical species that lives at temperature moderated elevations over much of its range."
Date Taken: 2009-06-20
NPIN Image Id: 60398

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2018-04-03

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