List of families
Welcome to the main entry page that leads to the families of the Pteridophytes of Africa. Click on a letter in the tabel below to take you to the first family of pteridophytes whose name begins with that letter. From this family you can continu to the genera and from there to the species pages of the ferns and fern allies of Africa.
Checklists of families, genera and species are based on "Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands", J.P. Roux (2009)