Stegnogramma Blume


Description of the genus

Plants terrestrial or epilithic. Rhizome shortly creeping or erect. Fronds monomorphic, 2-pinnatifid, basal pinnae not or slightly reduced. Veins free, veins of pinnae lobes not meeting below the sinus. Sori linear, exindusiate.


Derivation of name:  stegno: covered, gramma: lined; the sori are linear.

Worldwide: c. 15 species, mostly palaeotropical distribution with a few neotropical species.



We have 1 taxa in the database for Stegnogramma.

  • Stegnogramma pozoi (Lag.) K. Iwats.


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  • Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta.Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report, 13: 1-222.