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Pleopeltis polypodioides (Linnaeus) E.G. Andrews & Windham. West Indian Resurrection Fern. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Epiphytic in hammocks and other forested habitats. Dist: S. FL (Keys only); West Indies; Mexico and Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: See Pleopeltis michauxiana for discussion of the Pleopeltis polypodioides complex.

Synonymy: = K4, Mex, Vincent & Hickey (2014); = n/a – FNA2; = Pleopeltis polypodioides (L.) E.G.Andrews & Windham var. polypodioides – Fl1, K3, Smith & Tejero-Díez (2014); = Polypodium polypodioides (L.) Watt var. polypodioides – Bah, Meso1, Mickel & Smith (2004); < Marginaria polypodioides (L.) Tidestr. – Sf; < Polypodium polypodioides (L.) Watt – S13, SFla

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: UPL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 6

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Pleopeltis polypodioides (left), Monroe County, Florida, Pleopeltis michauxiana (right), Jeff Davis County, Georgia, Abaxial Comparison 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Radford, Ahles and Bell | Original Image ⭷

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