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.
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Illustrator: John Myers
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.




Lower Taxa

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