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Published In: Synopsis Filicum 5, 126. 1806. (Syn. Fil.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/21/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project data     (Last Modified On 8/16/2015)
Area distribution:

About 150 species, in tropical and warm-temperate regions of both hemispheres.



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Low perennials. Rhizome mostly short, with rusty scales. Leaves persistent, few or many, mostly tufted, erect to spreading, 1-3-pinnate or -cut, glabrous or hairy; veins free. Sori borne on the thickened ends of veins, about 0.5 mm., nearly orbicular, distinct or almost confluent; indusia (pseudo-indusia) formed by the deflexed, membranous, entire or fimbriate or finely tomentose margin of leaf segments.


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