Phyllitis scolopendrium (L.) Newman
  • Hist. Brit. Ferns , ed. 2: 10 (1844)
  • Lieunga-tschierv

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General Information

Rhizome-scales lance-ovate, 5–6 × 1–2 mm, glabrous, iridescent; petiole 4–12 cm × 1–2 mm, sulcate above, densely scaly when young; blade to 35 × 4 cm, acute or acutish, cordate-auriculate at base, sparsely scaly beneath, especially along the midrib; sori to 2 cm; 2n=144. On limestone rocks and in sink-holes; rare and local; N.B., Bruce Peninsula of Ont., upper penins. of Mich., c. N.Y., and e. Tenn. and n. Ala. Our native plants are var. americana Fernald. The Eurasian var. scolopendrium, diploid (2n=72), somewhat larger, and differing in a number of minor details, is established here and there as an escape from cult.

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    Blätter 15–60 cm lang, meist kurz gestielt, länglich-lanzettlich, ungeteilt und fast ganzrandig, am Grund herzförmig. Sori strichförmig, schräg nach vorn gerichtet.

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    6–8. Kalkhaltige Felsen, Schluchten, meist in schattig-feuchter Lage, kollin-subalpin. J, AN, südliches TI, zerstreut M und AS.

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    Other Local Names

    Langue de cerfFrenchCH
    Scolopendria comuneItalianCH


    • 1 Flora Helvetica, Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz. K. Lauber, G. Wagner, A. Gygax, Haupt Verlag, 2018. ISBN-978-3-258-08047-5
    • 2 Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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