128.000 Mohria Sw.

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Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970) Pteridophyta Flora Zambesiaca

Description of the genus

Plants terrestrial or lithophytic. Rhizome short, creeping to suberect, with hairs and scales, irregularly laterally branched, often stoloniferous. Fronds tufted, herbaceous to coriaceous, 2-3-pinnatifid, not or slightly dimorphic, venation free. Sporangia near the vein endings, submarginal on almost unmodified pinnae, partly covered by the reflexed margin of the ultimate segments in two rows on each segment.

Derivation of name: Matthias Heinrich Mohr was a German botanist and professor of philosophy at the University of Kiel.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical and South Africa

Mozambique: 3 taxa.

Mohria vestita

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
lepigera (Baker) BakerN,Z,T,MSDescription, Image
nudiuscula J.P. RouxMSDescription, Image
vestita BakerDescription, Image

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Mohria
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Mohria
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mohria
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Tropicos: Mohria
Wikipedia: Mohria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Mohria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=22, retrieved 17 June 2024

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