Annotated checklist of ferns (Polypodiophyta) in Fujairah Emirate (UAE)

Vyacheslav V. Byalt and Mikhail V. Korshunov

A brief introduction and a review of ferns in Fujairah Emirate, United Arab Emirates, are given, including taxonomy, distribution, notes and illustrations. This checklist contains 7 species from 7 genera and 4 families (Polypodiophyta). Salvinia minima Baker (Salviniaceae) and Lygodium japonicum (Thunb.) Sw. (Schizaeaceae) are reported for the first time in Arabia. Asplenium antiquum Makino (Aspleniaceae), Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C.Presl and N. exaltata (L.) Schott (Polypodiaceae) are included as widely cultivated in Fujairah.
Skvortsovia: 7(2): 1 — 21 (published on line Apr 13, 2021)