Moonwort

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Moonwort

 

(Botrychium lunaria), a small fern (height, 5–30 cm) of the family Ophioglossaceae. The moonwort grows in meadows, thickets, and cut forests in Eurasia, America, Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand.

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Hitchcock: a New Moonwort for the Indian Himalayan Mountains.
In contrast to morphology, genetic markers clearly define species of moonworts and, for allotetraploids, provide evidence of the ancestral diploid species involved in their formation.
Botrychium, endemism, mycorrhizal ferns, Ophioglossaceae, pumice, pumice moonwort, rare ferns, spore bank, spore dispersal