Athyrium filix-femina (Linnaeus 1753) Roth 1800 (Family Woodsiaceae)

Height: 30-150cm
Perennial, Rhizomatous
Sporulation July - October

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Kaempferol, Quercetin
Phenolics Caffeic, Caffeoylquinic, Caffeoylshikimic, Chlorogenic, Coumaric, Hydroxybenzoic,
Protocatechui, & Vanillic Acids, Caffeoylphenylalanine, Caffeoyltryptophan, Catechol

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest

Hedge Rows
Spore Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Taphrina athyrii
Herbivores:
Lacanobia oleracea

Aneugmenus padi

Stromboceros delicatulus
Sapivores:
Amphorophora ampullata

Skye Flora: Lady Fern


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