Polystichum munitum (Kaulf.) Presl
FamilyAspidiaceae — APG family: Dryopteridaceae
SynonymsAspidium munitum Kaulf.
DescriptionRhizome stout, ascending, chaffy, covered with old stipe bases, terminating in crown of new fronds; stipes long, densely chaffy, with lustrous, brown, dark-cen- tered scales; frond rigid, coriaceous, evergreen, up to 1 meter long; teeth of pinnae incurved, long, aculeate; sori in 1 to several rows; indusia large, papillose to ciliate.
EcologyMoist woods.
Variable in size and outline of frond; small forms with imbricate, overlapping pinnae occur in sunny places.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.