Asplenium monanthes L.
Single-sorus Spleenwort, Single-sorus Fern
Aspleniaceae (Spleenwort Family)
USDA Symbol: ASMO
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: To about 16 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, spore-producing species.
DistributionUSA: AL , AZ , FL , HI , NC , SC
Native Distribution: This species has a very unusual distribution. In North America, native populations have been reported in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Mexico. It also occurs in Hawaii. Additionally, there are wild populations in Hispanola, Jamaica, Central America, South America and Africa. (Webref 3). The species was described from a specimen collected in South Africa.
Web ReferenceWebref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Asplenium monanthes in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asplenium monanthes in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asplenium monanthes
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-03-31
Research By: JAM