< On the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia
Plant in Armenia
Չորապտեր արծվապտերային (“Chorapter atsvapterayin”)
Unique and rare fern in the Caucasus. Known only from a few populations in Armenia.
Habitat in Armenia
Met only in the Meghri region.
Habitat and ecology
Grows in in-between rocks, under the rocks, and in semi-desert places.
Biology and potential value
Used to rocks. One of the most xerophilous ferns being able to stand severe winters and dry summers. Has a huge scientific value.
Measures of protection
Strict control over the population in Armenia is required. Should be also included in the Botanical Park of Yerevan.