These juvenile plants of Polystichum orbiculatum are provided with stipitate glandular hairs; however, mature plants do not retain these hairs. They are also present on Polystichum gametophytes.
Classification & Common Names
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Family: Dryopteridaceae
- Genus: Polystichum Roth
- Species: Polystichum orbiculatum (Desv.) J. Rémy & Fée
- Common name(s):
- Location: Mt. Pichincha – – – Pichincha – Ecuador.
- Coordinates: -0.178549, -78.597125