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Region Metropolitana, Cuesta Barriga, Chile
Altitude: 700 m. 10 15, 2008

 

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Species:  Adiantum sulphureum Kaulf.
Family:  Adiantaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
Order:  Filicales
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Record:  1361
About 9 Adiantum in Chile and 6 in our data base.
About 25 Adiantaceae in Chile and 8 in our data base.

 

1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.     Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.   In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.   In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)     Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
   Fern     

Native    Not Frequent

Height: 50 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Adiantum sulphureum (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Adiantum sulphureum

Region Metropolitana, Cuesta Barriga, Chile
Altitude: 700 m. 10 15, 2008

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Fern

Height: 50 cm.

 

Image of Adiantum sulphureum (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Adiantum sulphureum

Region Metropolitana, Cuesta Barriga, Chile
Altitude: 700 m. 10 15, 2008

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.
Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).

 

Light conditions:

Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.
In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.
In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)

 

Image of Adiantum sulphureum (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Adiantum sulphureum

VII Region, El Melado, Chile
Altitude: 1200-1350 m. 12 19, 2007

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Adiantum sulphureum (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Adiantum sulphureum

VII Region, El Melado, Chile
Altitude: 1200-1350 m. 12 19, 2007

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (5) of Adiantum sulphureum Kaulf. available here

More species from the same Adiantaceae family in our data base:

Adiantum chilense var. hirsutum (Palito negro / Culantrillo / Cudú-namún)

Adiantum chilense var. chilense (Doradilla / Palito negro / Culantrillo)

Adiantum excisum

Adiantum scabrum

Adiantum scabrum

Adiantum sulphureum

Cheilanthes glauca

Pellaea ternifolia

 

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