(Maidenhair fern Family)

Astrolepis integerrima (Hooker) D.M. Benham & Windham

Wholeleaf cloak fern

( Apogamous triploid)
The pinnae of A. integerrima are only faintly and asymmetrically lobed and are densely covered with ciliate scales on the adaxial surface. The body of these scales is several times broader than the cilia.

Capitol Dome, Florida Mountains, luna County     9 August 2007