Blechnum magellanicum

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Blechnum magellanicum
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Blechnum magellanicum from above
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Pteridopsida
Order: Athyriales
Family: Blechnaceae
Genus: Blechnum
Species: B. magellanicum
Binomial name
Blechnum magellanicum
(Desv, 1824).

Blechnum magellanicum, Costilla de vaca (Chilean Spanish for cow's rib) or palmilla is a medium-sized fern native with a natural range from Talca at 35° S, to Magallanes Region in Chile. It grows from sea level up to 2200 m.a.s.l. It grows also in The humid valleys of western Argentina close to the Chilean border.


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