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|Family: Dryopteridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cyrtomium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cyrtomium falcatum (L. f.) C. Presl
Habit: Rhizome scales large, light- to dark-brown, ovate, entire to jagged. Leaf: 30--80 cm; pinnae 4--10(12) pairs, 8--12 cm, often with 1 acroscopic lobe basally, margin thickened, +- entire to wavy or coarsely dentate, teeth 0 or < 10 mm, without bristle-like tips, adaxially bright green, shiny. Chromosomes: n=2n=123.
Ecology: Generally moist cliffs, banks, crevices; Elevation: < 900 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, SnJV, SCoRO, SCo, TR, PR (Santa Ana Mtns); Distribution Outside California: southeastern United States; native to eastern Asia; cultivated as ornamental. Note: Apogamous.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan R. Smith
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cyrtomium
Next taxon: Dryopteris
Citation for this treatment: Alan R. Smith 2016. Cyrtomium falcatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=22172, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.