Nothoperanema squamiseta (Hook.) Ching Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011) Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide. Struik Nature.
Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta.Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report, 13: 1-222.
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.