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Asplenium hemionitis, Sub Tropical Rainforest, La Palma, Canaries

Observed: 10th October 2011 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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The plant growing by a rock in the rain forest
Frond showing symmetrical distribution of the sori
Description:

One of the most beautiful ferns of Macaronesia, thriving in the very humid Lauraceous forest.It thrives in the sub tropical climate of the rain forest, where it enjoys very high humidity.Often grows in association with Hedera canariensis as can be seen in the second image.In the Aspleniaceae family.

Identifications
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    Hierba candi (Aspenium hemionitis)
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Very beautiful; Flora

Very beautiful; Flora Europaea says it also occurs in Portugal.