Polypodium vulgare L.

Common Polypody

Rhizome scaly. Fronds to 25 cm long, narrowly linear or linear-lanceolate. Segments mostly of the same length, leathery. Sori orbicular.

Can grow in cool areas.


Short, more or less linear fronds.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Polypodiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Polypodiaceae
genus       Polypodium L.