, Volume 57, Issue 2, pp 123–128 | Cite as

Adiantum diphyllum, a rare and endemic species of Bahia State, Brazil, and its close relatives

  • Michael A. Sundue
  • Jefferson Prado


Adiantum diphyllum, a species endemic to the coastal forests of Bahia State, Brazil, is characterized and distinguished from other species ofAdiantum with anastomosing veins, elongate sori, and venuloid idioblasts.

Key words

Adiantum Hewardia Pteridaceae fern Bahia Brazil 


Adiantum diphyllum, uma espécie endêmica das florestas costeiras do leste do Brasil. é caracterizada e distinta das outras espécies deAdiantum com nervuras anastomosadas, soros alongados e idioblastos entre as nervuras.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael A. Sundue
    • 1
  • Jefferson Prado
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Systematic BotanyThe New York Botanical GardenBronxU.S.A.
  2. 2.Instituto de BotânicaSão PauloBrazil

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