Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb.10: 495. 1908
Phenology: Sporulating summer–fall.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and ledges, apparently confined to limestone
Elevation: 100–500 m
In addition to the characteristics mentioned in the key, Cheilanthes aemula is distinguished from North American populations of C. alabamensis by having 64 spores per sporangium rather than 32. In the flora, this species is known from about 10 localities in central and western Texas.
|Author||Michael D. Windham + and Eric W. Rabe +|
|Common name||Texas lip fern +|
|Elevation||100–500 m +|
|Habitat||Rocky slopes and ledges, apparently confined to limestone +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Phenology||Sporulating summer–fall. +|
|Taxon name||Cheilanthes aemula +|
|Taxon parent||Cheilanthes +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 2 +|