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Saccoloma laxum

(Saccoloma laxum)

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Description

Saccoloma laxum is a species of fern in the family Lindsaeaceae. It is endemic to Ecuador, where it is only known from a single location in Zamora-Chinchipe Province. It grows in Amazonian forest habitat on limestone, a rock type which is rare in the region. It is threatened by urbanization and deforestation.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Polypodiales
Family:Saccolomataceae
Genus:Saccoloma
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