Astrolepis cochisensis subsp. arizonica Benham
Family: Pteridaceae
Arizona scaly cloakfern
Astrolepis cochisensis subsp. arizonica image
Sporangia containing 32 spores; spores averaging 72--86 ┬Ám diam. n = 2 n = 116, apogamous. Sporulating summer--fall. Rocky slopes and cliffs; favoring granite, quartzite, and other noncalcareous substrates, occasionally found on limestone; 600--1200 m; Ariz.