Lastreopsis Ching


Description of the genus

Rhizome creeping. Fronds spaced. Stipe grooved adaxialy. Lamina deltoid-pentagonal in outline, finely divided, basiscopic margins on leaflets thickened forming wings on the axes to which they are attached; lowest pair of pinnae basiscopically developed; leaf margins of pinnae thickened and forming ridges on the main axes above; intervening broad shallow channel filled with short, unbranched hairs; costae raised, veins free. Sori orbicular, indusia present or dropping of early.


Worldwide: c. 35 species, pantropical



We have 7 taxa in the database for Lastreopsis.

  • Lastreopsis barteriana (Hook.) Tardieu
  • Lastreopsis currorii (Mett. ex Kuhn) Tindale ssp. currorii
  • Lastreopsis currorii (Mett. ex Kuhn) Tindale ssp. eglandulosa Tindale
  • Lastreopsis davalliiformis (Tardieu) Tardieu
  • Lastreopsis nigritiana (Baker) Tindale
  • Lastreopsis subsimilis (Hook.) Tindale
  • Lastreopsis vogelii (Hook.) Tindale