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.