Rumohra adiantiformis (G. Forst.) Ching Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011) Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide. Struik Nature.
Jacobsen, W.B.G. (1983) The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa. Butterworths, Durban and Pretoria.
Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta.Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report, 13: 1-222.
Description of the genus
Terrestrial, lithophytic or sometimes epiphytic plants. Rhizome long creeping; rhizome scales entire to subentire, brown. Lamina deltoid to braodly ovate, 2- to 4-pinnatifid, coriaceous, glabrous. Pinnae costae without raised edges on the upper surface; ultimate segments rhomboid and auricled, basal lower pinnae oblique; veins free. Sori round, dorsal or subterminal on veins; indusia peltate or orbicular-reniform, long-stalked, spores monolete.
Derivation of name: rumohra: named after Karl von Rumohr Holstein, German botanist of the 19th century.
Worldwide: c. 5 species, circum-austral distribution.
We have 1 taxa in the database for Rumohra.