Wednesday, 24 December 2008

Asplenium hemionitis

Asplenium hemionitis Linn. original illustration from Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Watercolour and pencil on paper. According to W.J. Hooker, this species inhabits shady places in woody regions of North-western Africa, as far south as St. Nicholas, in the Cape de Verdes, the Azores, the Canaries, Madeira, and Spain and Portugal.

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