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Egyptian Spleenwort

(Asplenium aethiopicum)

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Description

Leaves 30-60 cm long; leaf-blade 2-3-pinnate; pinnae lanceolate in outline, divided into narrowly oblanceolate segments that are irregularly incised and serrate at the apex; petiole and rhachis dark brown with hair-like and lanceolate scales. Sori linear.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Polypodiales
Family:Aspleniaceae
Genus:Asplenium
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