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Published In: Deliciae Pragenses 159. 1822. (Jul 1822) (Delic. Prag.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Notes: About 30 genera, predominantly tropical.


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Mostly epiphytic, rarely terrestrial perennials, with a fleshy, creeping, scaly rhizome. Leaves all similar, pinnatifid or pinnatisect with segments confluent at base; veins forked or otherwise branched, usually anastomosing evenly into areoles (loops) with free endings inside loops. Sori terminal or almost so on veins, arranged in 1 (-3) rows on each side of the midrib, large, round or rarely oblong, yellow when ripe; indusium 0.


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