Peltate tongue fern

Elaphoglossum peltatum

It is a fern in the family Dryopteridaceae.
Peltate tongue fern - Elaphoglossum_peltatum Reserva de Santa Elena, Costa Rica (2014). Costa Rica,Elaphoglossum peltatum,Geotagged,Peltate tongue fern,Spring

Appearance

The leaves of this species are typically held up off of the rhizome. The leaves themselves are about a half in. wide and tall. Each leaf has several points of division.

Naming

Also called Parsley fern.

Distribution

Tropical rainforest Central and South America.

Habitat

Terrestrial or Epiphytic:.

Uses

Ornamental.

References:

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionPolypodiophyta
ClassPolypodiopsida
OrderPolypodiales
FamilyDryopteridaceae
GenusElaphoglossum
SpeciesElaphoglossum peltatum
Photographed in
Costa Rica