Aspleniaceae endemic to Peru

Blanca León

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This family is recognized in Peru by the genus Asplenium and more than 65 species (Tryon & Stolze, 1993; Smith et al., 2005). The Aspleniaceae is represented in a wide range of environments; however the two endemic species are known mainly to occur in the Humid Montane and Premontane Forests regions, between 700 and 2500 m elevation. Only one species is represented in a protected area.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)896s
Number of pages1
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006


  • Aspleniaceae
  • Endemism
  • Peru


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