Botany Photo of the Day Tectaria moorei

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Usually, ferns have their spore-bearing structures (or sori) on the surface of the frond or lamina (e.g., Polypodium glycyrrhiza). Sometimes, as in Adiantum shastense (see image in comments), the sori are marginal or on the edge of the frond. A third scenario is presented today: stalked marginal sori that extend from the tips of the […]

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