Adiantaceae

Coniogramme Fée

 

Description of the genus

Rhizome creeping, rhizome scales brown. Fronds spaced. Stipe grooved. Lamina pinnate to 3-pinnate. Pinnae large, margin entire to minutely toothed, glabrous; veins mostly free but if anastomosing, without included veinlets. Sori linear along the veins, exindusiate. Spores monolete or trilete.

 

Derivation of name:  coniogramme: from kōnion: cone and grammē: line

Comment: Some authors include this genus in the family of the Cryptogrammaceae.

Worldwide: Mainly Asiatic, except for one species in Africa and one in Mexico.

 

 

We have 1 taxa in the database for Coniogramme.

  • Coniogramme africana Hieron.
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    Literature

  • Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report, 13: 1-222.
  • Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970) Pteridophyta. Flora Zambesiaca, 0: 1-254.
  • Verdcourt, B. (2002) Adiantaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa, .
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