West Highland Flora

Sea Spleenwort


Asplenium marinum

 

Asplenium marinum

Photo Carl Farmer
12 Feb 2003 Bornaskitaig, Skye

Scattered distribution on rocky sea cliffs

Leaves typically 10-20 cm.

ID: Leaves 1-pinnate, pinnae not again divided to base though can be toothed or lobed.  Rachis with conspicuous green wings (see bottom pic)

Other features: Sori linear, on lateral veins of pinnae.

 

Asplenium marinum

Photo Carl Farmer
12 Feb 2003 Bornaskitaig, Skye

 

  Asplenium marinum

Photo Carl Farmer
12 Feb 2003 Bornaskitaig, Skye

 
     
     
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