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Lomariopsis kunzeana (Underw.) Holttum
Holly vine fern

Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: Jennifer Possley
In habitat in a private yard, Miami-Dade County, Florida USA

Family: Lomariopsidaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the Greater Antilles (not Jamaica).

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 66.

Other data on Lomariopsis kunzeana available from :

Lomariopsis kunzeana has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native

Lomariopsis kunzeana has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Lomariopsis kunzeana has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Rockland Hammock
Sinkhole

All Images:

Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: Jennifer Possley
In habitat in a private yard, Miami-Dade County, Florida USA
Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: Jennifer Possley
Fertile frond and green spores.
Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Young sporophytes in habitat, Miami-Dade County, Florida 2012
Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Young sporophytes in habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida, 2011
Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Cultivated plant in augmentation project, Everglades National Park, 2012
Lomariopsis kunzeana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley