Woodsia ilvensis (L.) R. Br.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Woodsia ilvensis (rights holder:)

Rusty Woodsia

Like all ferns, the oblong woodsia reproduces by producing spores instead of seeds. These spores develop a small green disc called a prothallus, which in turn produces the gametes. The gametes have to swim through water to reach each other in order to fuse and produce a new spore-bearing plant. The thinnest of films will do, but this reliance on water means the fern is limited to a habitat that re... Text © Wildscreen

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