The Cheilanthes pulchella take this opportunity to spread its spores to the Macaronesian region where its descendants found a warm and humid climate more suitable for their survival. In the western Mediterranean and especially in the south of the Iberian Peninsula were its daughter genes in hybrid, the Cheilanthes guanchica, while its mother fled to the subtropical paradise of Madeira and the Canary Islands. The adaptability, hardiness and hybrid vigor of Cheilanthes guanchica allowed to colonize not only the western Mediterranean but also the Macaronesia, accompanying its mother on its flight to the southwest.
Apex of a frond with typical linear-lanceolate and integerrimous pinnae, ie, whole or undivided with smooth edge without teeth or lobulations. These are followed by other apical pinnae somewhat lobed at its base.