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Flora and Fauna

Helecho

Scientific name: ‘Christella dentata’

Common name: Helecho

Family: ‘Thelipteridaceae’

Genus: ‘Christella’

Endemic to: Canaries

Other location: Australia, Europe, Hawaii

Description: Plant species considered in danger of extinction in the National Catalogue of Species under Threat and in need of a recovery plan. There is little if any information available in the consulted databases available in the Canaries. Nevertheless, it can be said that it is not an endemic presence unique to the Canaries as it can also be found in Australia and in other European areas.