194.700 Deparia Hook. & Grev.


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

Description of the genus

Plants terrestrial. Rhizome erect or short-creeping. Fronds monomorphic, herbaceous. Lamina pinnately compound, with hairs mostly along the veins; veins free. Sori linear or circular; indusium linear or rounded, attached at the base or along its entire lenght.

Derivation of name: depas: dish, saucer; an allusion to the minutely dish-like appearance of the sori in some species.

Worldwide: Old world tropical and temperate distribution, c. 40 species.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Deparia boryana

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
boryana (Willd.) M. KatoMSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Deparia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Deparia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Deparia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Deparia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Deparia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Deparia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Deparia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Deparia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Deparia
JSTOR Plant Science: Deparia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Deparia
Plants of the World Online: Deparia
Tropicos: Deparia
Wikipedia: Deparia

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: Deparia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=77, retrieved 27 February 2024

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