Melpomene A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran
Photo: P. Ballings
Description of the genus
Plants epiphytic or lithophytic. Rhizome short- or long-creeping. Fronds shortly or widely spaced. Lamina narrowly linear in outline, pinnatifid; venation free, simple or forked. sori elliptic at the veins ends.
Worldwide: c. 20 species mainly in the neotropics with one extending to Africa.
We have 1 taxa in the database for Melpomene.