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Acrostichum aureumL.
Common Name: Helecho de manglar, The Golden Leatherfern

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
PteridophytaPteropsidaFilicalesPolypodiaceaeAcrostichumaureum
Habitat
Swampy areas, both fresh and saltwater.
Distribution
Occurs from Southern US through to Brazil, also with reports from Japan, Taiwan, and S. China.
Characteristics
An upright fern, dimorphic fronds, sporangia located on upper part of fertile frond.
Helecho acuático, muy abundante en el área. Soros de color café.
Aquatic fern, very abundant in the area. Soros brown.
In Bocas Del Toro
Reported ByMarianne Akers
LocalityBocas del Toro, Changuinola. Humedal San San Pond Sak, Donato River, área de manglares en tierra firme
Bocas del Toro, Changuinola. San San Pond Sak Wetlands, Donato River, mangrove area on land
Compiled by
Rebecca Rissanen
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Reference
Isla Colon Plants survey by Henry Stockwell and Marianne Akers
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