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Campyloneurum costatum (Kunze) C. Presl
Tailed strap fern

Campyloneurum costatum
Copyright by: Bruce Holst
In habitat, South Florida, November, 2007

Family: Polypodiaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Campyloneurum costatum available from :

Campyloneurum costatum has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Reported
Camp Owaissa Bauer Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Picayune Strand State Forest Assumed to be Present Native

Campyloneurum costatum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Campyloneurum costatum has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Rockland Hammock
Slough
Strand Swamp

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Campyloneurum costatum
Copyright by: Bruce Holst
In habitat, South Florida, November, 2007
Campyloneurum costatum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Campyloneurum costatum
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Cultivated plant as part of reintroduction project
Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2012