Antrophyum Kaulf. - Lineleaf ferns

Description of the genus

Rhizome short creeping usually embedded in a mass of hairy roots, rhizome scales lanceolate. Fronds closely spaced, with or without a stalk. Lamina simple, linear to round, without a differentiated midrib; veins repeatedly forked and anastomosing to form large elongate areoles without included veinlets. Sori superficial or in grooves, elongate along the veins, often forming a reticulate pattern, without an indusium but with paraphyses.

Comment: Athrophyum was included in the Vittariaceae , now part of the Adiantaceae

Worldwide: Pantropical

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Antrophyum mannianum

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Flora of Malawi: Antrophyum

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Antrophyum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Antrophyum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Antrophyum
Wikipedia: Antrophyum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Antrophyum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Antrophyum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Antrophyum., retrieved 9 August 2022

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