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Pleopeltis astrolepis (Liebm.) E. Fourn.
Star-scale polypody

Pleopeltis astrolepis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Hooker, W.J., Greville, R.K., Icones filicum, vol. 1: t. 43 (1831) [R.K. Greville]

Family: Polypodiaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Pleopeltis astrolepis has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Palm Beach County Recorded as Present in Error

Pleopeltis astrolepis has been found in the following habitat :
Slough

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Pleopeltis astrolepis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Hooker, W.J., Greville, R.K., Icones filicum, vol. 1: t. 43 (1831) [R.K. Greville]