Pityrogramma calomelanos

Species:  Pityrogramma calomelanos

English Name:  Silver Fern

Chinese Name: 粉葉蕨

Family:  Hemionitidaceae


Erect, bearing a tuft of fronts covered with scales.

Found in open mountain slopes, and along new roads at low or medium altitudes.

The white powder covering the low surface of the fronds is a distinct feature of this species.

© 2008 Tatiana Gerus

© 2008 Tatiana Gerus

© 2009 Kim Waring

© 2009 Kim Waring







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–  Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science 2005. Flora of Macao (Volume 1). Macao, SAR: Author