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Hymenophyllum wilsonii

(Hymenophyllum wilsonii)

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Description

Hymenophyllum wilsonii, the Wilson's filmy-fern, is a small, fragile, perennial leptosporangiate fern which forms large dense colonies from creeping rhizomes. Confined to western Europe (Britain, Ireland, France, Norway, Spain and The Faeroes) and Macaronesia.

Taxonomic tree:

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