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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 1073. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/21/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project data     (Last Modified On 7/19/2018)
Notes: About 250 species, mainly in tropical and subtropical regions.


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Erect terrestrial perennials with creeping, scaly rhizome. Leaves long-petioled, subdimorphic (sterile and fertile), or lower segments sterile and upper fertile; blade 1-4-pinnate; veins free or anastomosing. Sori linear, continuous along margin of segments; indusium (pseudo-indusium) linear, continuous, formed of the reflexed margin of segments, more or less covering the sori.


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