Where is Macaronesia?

Macaronesia is a collection of four archipelagos in the North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the continents of Europe and Africa. They comprise The Azores, Madeira, The Canaries and The Cape Verdes. Each archipelago is made up of a number of islands.

What are Ferns?

Ferns are a member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers. They differ from mosses by being vascular, i.e., having specialized tissues that conduct water and nutrients and in having life cycles in which the sporophyte is the dominant phase.

What is this website?

This website is a flora (description) of all the ferns that can be found in Macaronesia, both native and introduced and including hybrids and oddities

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