Pteris cretica

Common nameCretan Brake
Pteris cretica Cretan Brake
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Latin names
ClassPteridopsida
OrderPolypodiales
FamilyPteridaceae
GenusPteris
Speciescretica
Geographic details
Habitatwet rocks and walls
Soil typetolerant
DistributionScilly and Channel Isles
NativeNo
General
Plant heightmedium
BranchedNo
Stipe descriptionglabrous
Habitlvs single, apical pinna long
Conservation statusRare
Leaf details
Separate fertile leavesNo
Leaf shapelinear
Pinnae1-pinnate
WintergreenNo
Spore details
homosporeYes
Sori details
Sori shapecontinuous
Sori placementpinna margin
Indusium details
indusium presentYes
indus_shapecontinuous