Stenochlaena J. Sm.
  • J. Bot. (Hooker) 4: 149. 1842.

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General Information

Terrestrial and climbing plants. Rhizome creeping or climbing, stout, terete, meristelic, with 40 or more vascular bundles in 3 circles, scaly only at apex; scales brown to blackish, orbicular, ovate, or ovate-lanceolate, margin uneven, peltate, caducous. Fronds distant, strongly dimorphic, stipe glabrous except when very young; lamina imparipinnate, leathery or stiffly papery, both surfaces glabrous; sterile pinnae broadly lanceolate, articulate to rachis (apical pinna not articulate), shortly stalked, with single gland on base of each costa, margin sharply toothed; veins anastomosing, forming single row of areoles along each side of costa, other veins free; fertile pinnae linear, lamina very reduced, margin entire. Sporangia acrostichoid, covering whole abaxial surface of fertile pinnae. Spores ellipsoid, with prominent tubercles on distal face. x = 37.

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