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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 12: 509. 1869. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
Notes     (Last Modified On 10/26/2012)
general taxon notes:

Ctenidium contains 21 species distributed in tropical highlands and temperate boreal regions of the world except Africa; a single species, given below, in the Neotropics (Nishimura, 1985). The broadly ovate-abruptly acuminate falcate stem leaves with strongly serrulate margins, faint forked costa and strong projecting cells are diagnostic.


Ctenidium contiene 21 especies distribuidas en tierras altas tropicales y regiones boreales  y templadas del mundo excepto áfrica. Sólo una especie presente en Bolivia y el Neotrópico: Ctenidium malacodes Mitt. Esta especie se caracteriza por las plantas algo robustas, hojas de los tallos agregadas anchamente ovado-abruptamente acuminadas falcadas, márgenes marcadamente serrados, costa tenue bifurcada y fuerte proyectándose células.

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