Pellaea calomelanos

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Pellaea calomelanos
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Pellaea calomelanos at Hamerkop in the Magaliesberg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Pellaea
Species: P. calomelanos
Binomial name
Pellaea calomelanos
(Sw.) Link

Pellaea calomelanos is a species of fern. It is found in eastern and southern Africa (Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe) where it is associated with Afromontane vegetation, as well as on Madagascar, The Comoros, and the Mascarene Islands. Disjunct populations are found in northern India, Spain (Catalonia), and the Azores.

References[edit]

  • "Pellaea calomelanos", Atlas y Libro Rojo de la Flora Vascular Amenazada de España [1]. Accessed 3 April 2011.
  • Verdcourt, Bernard. (2002) "Flora of Tropical East Africa [2]. Accessed 3 April 2011.

External links[edit]

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