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Phlebodium aureum, growing at the base of a cabbage palm. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Leaf detail of Phlebodium aureum, showing sori on the leaf underside. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.

Species Name: Phlebodium aureum (L.) J. Sm.
Common Name: Cabbage palm fern
Golden polypody
Golden serpent fern
Synonymy: Polypodium aureum
  1. TAXONOMY

    Kingdom Phylum/Division Class: Order: Family: Genus:
    Plantae Pteridophyta Filicopsida Polypodiales Polypodiaceae Phlebodium

    Other Taxonomic Groupings

    Subkingdom: Tracheobionta

  2. HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION

    No information is available at this time

  3. LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY

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  4. PHYSICAL TOLERANCES

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  5. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

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  6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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  7. REFERENCES

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Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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Page last updated: December 20, 2001

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