Filmy Fern 
 
 

Group:
Plants
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Ecuador
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Hymenophyllum alveolatumVU-IUCN2003Ecuador
2. Hymenophyllum contractileCR-IUCN2003Ecuador
3. Hymenophyllum cristatumNT-IUCN2003Ecuador
4. Hymenophyllum helicoideumCR-IUCN2003Ecuador
5. Hymenophyllum megistocarpumEN-IUCN2003Ecuador
6. Hymenophyllum nanumEN-IUCN2003Ecuador
7. Hymenophyllum tenerumCR-IUCN2003Ecuador


Species/Common Names:
Hymenophyllum alveolatum
Hymenophyllum contractile
Hymenophyllum cristatum
Hymenophyllum helicoideum
Hymenophyllum megistocarpum
Hymenophyllum nanum
Hymenophyllum tenerum

Facts Summary:
Hymenophyllum (commonly known as the Filmy Fern species) is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Ecuador.


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