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Published In: Schul-Bot. 109. 1831. (Schul-Bot.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Notes: Twelve genera, mostly tropical, a few in warm-temperate regions.


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Terrestrial ferns with erect or creeping rhizome covered with hairs or scales. Leaves uniform or subdimorphic, pinnately, rarely digitately divided; veins free or anastomosing. Sori submarginal, forming a confluent band along the veinlets connecting the vein ends and covered by the reflexed membranous leaf margin. Spores tetrahedral.


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