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Created 1/15/2014

Family Polypodiaceae

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Polypodium pellucidum var. vulcanicum

Saddle Road, Hawaii

'AE

Very common pioneer species on lava flows, cinder, or epiphytic on Moloka'i, Maui, and Hawai'i.  Stiff erect habit with thick slightly overlapping pinnae.  One of several forms all endemic to the Main Hawaiian Islands.