Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Fortune's Holly-fern - Cyrtomium fortunei   J. Smith
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AuthorJ. Smith
DistributionA single collection is known: Polk County, walls of concrete flow-way under railroad trestle, collected by K. Bradley in 2013 (specimen at USCH herbarium).

Native of eastern Asia; in N.A. scattered in the southeastern states.
AbundanceVery rare.
HabitatConcrete spillway.
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IdentificationThe species is much like C. falcatum, but the pinnae are narrower and more numerous (10-25 pairs vs. 4-10 pairs of pinnae in that species).
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