That is the question; for insect it is,—phyllum siccifolium, the "walking leaf," as some have called it.
The bladder fern is propagated in part from its bulblets, while the walking leaf bends over to the earth and roots at the tip.
Rarest of all is the walking leaf, also fruited, with its long feet reaching nearly across the keg.
Over the rocks near-by, the quaint, though less unusual, walking leaf runs riot.
This plant resembles the walking leaf to such an extent that formerly it was not considered a separate species.
The walking leaf grows usually on limestone rocks, though it has been found on sandstone, shale, and conglomerate as well.
The most curious thing they saw there was a “walking leaf,” a kind of insect that looks exactly like a withered leaf.