Hymenophyllaceae

Vandenboschia Copel.

 

Description of the genus

Rhizome short- or long-creeping, rather thick, densely hairy; roots numerous and robust. Fronds spaced; lamina 2–5-pinnatifid, venation anadromous, false veinlets absent. Sori tubular to campanulate, lips sometimes dilated; receptacle exserted.

 

Worldwide: 15 species throughout the tropics, also in northern temperate regions

 

 

We have 2 taxa in the database for Vandenboschia.

  • Vandenboschia gigantea (Bory ex Willd.) Pic.Serm.
  • Vandenboschia radicans (Sw.) Copel.
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