Cheilanthes


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Cheilanthes

a fern member of the family Sinopteridaceae; known toxic components include ptaquiloside and thiaminase. Called also cloak ferns, rock ferns.

Cheilanthes distans, Cheilanthes tenuifolia
a rock fern that causes incoordination and somnolence in sheep.
Cheilanthes sieberi
has caused hemorrhagic disease, polioencephalomalacia and enzootic hematuria. Called also rock or mulga fern.
Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi
C. sieberi.
Cheilanthes sinuata
causes polioencephalomalacia ('jimmies') in grazing ruminants. Called also jimmy fern.
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For instance, instead of Cheilanthes pteridioides, Ch.
Revision del genero Cheilanthes (Sinopteridaceae) en Espana.
We visited the following herbaria searching for syntypes of Cheilanthes incisa and its synonyms: FI, G, K, L, LE, OXF, PR, and PRC.
1), plus a new search in European herbaria, lead us to conclude there are, in fact, extant isosyntypes of Cheilanthes incisa.
Similarly, Cheilanthes tenuifolia (Adiantaceae) was terrestrial or saxicolous, and Asplenium lanceolatum (Aspleniaceae) was saxicolous or epiphytic at different sites.
Recent molecular systematic studies of cheilanthoid ferns (Pteridaceae) have confirmed that the globally distributed genus Cheilanthes Sw.
Most of the 40+ species in this group are easily transferred from Cheilanthes to Myriopteris, the most obvious exception being Cheilanthes villosa Davenp.
Upwards of 40% of the species in the Cheilanthes marginata group (now recognized as the genus Gaga; Li et al.
To investigate the role of aquaporins in desiccation avoidance in xerophytic ferns gametophytes, Cheilanthes lanosa gametophytes were poisoned with micromolar mercury solutions, which block aquaporin channels, exposed to several osmolytes, and quantified the efflux of water from the cells was quantified.
Cheilanthes sporophytes have evolved morphological characteristics and reproductive mechanisms that aid survival in dry climates and could potentially survive in numerous xeric habitats.