Reddish young leaves and elongate sori positioned along a commissural vein are diagnostic for Blechnum. Blechnum gracile is a member of a clade sometimes referred to as eublechnum, characterized by the presence monomorphic leaves and stolons.

Collection Data (M. Sundue 3144)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 03-IX-2012
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue 3144
  • Collection Party: M. Sundue, J. Betancur, P. Pedraza, G. Giraldo, M. Jaimes, E. Tineo, M. Londono, A. Duque, L. Arias
  • Det. History: M. Sundue
  • Habitat: Primary Forest
  • Habit: Terrestrial
  • Specimen Locations: COL, NY, VT
Additional Comments

Collection Location