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Hymenophyllum nanum

(Hymenophyllum nanum)

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Description

Hymenophyllum nanum is a species of fern in the family Hymenophyllaceae. It is endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from two old collections in Pichincha Province. Its natural habitat is the forest of the lower Andes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomic tree:

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