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.