(Maidenhair fern Family)

Cheilanthes yavapensis T. Reeves ex Windham

Wright's lip fern

( Apogamous tetraploid)
The character of the adaxial surface of the pinnae of this fern is intermediate between Ch. wootonii and Ch. lindheimeri, appearing sparsely pubescent. The scales on the abaxial surface are ciliate for their entire length with cilia long enough to extend onto the adaxial surface, but are not tangled. The adaxial surface is glabrous.

Granite outcrops below Capitol Dome, west side of the Florida Mountains     11 March 2005