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Hymenophyllum cristatum

(Hymenophyllum cristatum)

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Description

Hymenophyllum cristatum is a species of fern in the Hymenophyllaceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Hymenophyllales
Family:Hymenophyllaceae
Genus:Hymenophyllum
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