Mecodium wrightii (Bosch) Copeland
FamilyHymenophyllaceae — APG family: Hymenophyllaceae
SynonymsHymenophyllum wrightii Bosch.
DescriptionSmall mosslike fern; rhizome filiform, thin, smooth; frond procumbent, forming mats, persistent after withering, pinnatisect; segments asymmetrical, with oblong, obtuse, dentate lobes; sori solitary near base of distal segments; indusium of 2 ovate valves.
EcologyRocks, tree trunks, among moss, in the wettest maritime regions; certainly much overlooked. Described from Japan.
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.