ⓘ Crepidomanes intricatum

                                     

ⓘ Crepidomanes intricatum

Crepidomanes intricatum, synonym Trichomanes intricatum, is known as the weft fern. The genus Crepidomanes is accepted in the Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016, but not by some other sources. As of October 2019, Plants of the World Online sank the genus into a broadly defined Trichomanes, treating this species as Trichomanes intricatum.

Movies this unusual fern that grows in rock shelters and crevices in the Eastern part of the United States, being known only from his generation gametophyte. This rare plant is protected in several us States.

A recent study found a link between this species and Asian movies-fern species, Crepidomanes schmidianum. Both share the same chloroplast genome. The relationship is uncertain. In 2011, Atsushi Ebihara and Alan S. Weakley transferred hairlike intricatum in Crepidomanes intricatum based on chloroplast molecular sequence data.