Polypodiaceae

Phlebodium (R.Br.) J.Sm.

 

Description of the genus

Fronds pinnatifid, monomorphic, articulated. Sori circular to oblong, borne on either side of the costa and winged rachis.

 

Derivation of name:  phloebium: veined, the frond venation is pronounced.

Worldwide: ± 4 species, neotropical distribution

 

 

We have 1 taxa in the database for Phlebodium.

  • Phlebodium aureum L.
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    Literature

  • Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011) Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide. Struik Nature.
  • Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report, 13: 1-222.
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