Nothoperanema (Tagawa) Ching
Description of the genus
Plants terrestrial or lithophytic. Rhizome suberect to erect with broadly attached scales. Fronds monomorphic, 3-pinnate, with basiscopically developed pinnae, veins free. Lamina hairs/scales multistratose (with multiple layers) at the base. Sori round, indusia kidney shaped.
Derivation of name: notho: false, peranema: referring to the fern genus Peranema; thus a false Peranema
Comment: Nothorperanema was previously included in Dryopteris.
Worldwide: c. 5 species, subtropical distribution.
We have 1 taxa in the database for Nothoperanema.