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Rhizome bearing lanceolate or deeply laciniate scales, resembling stellate hairs in appearance. Fronds branching repeatedly into two as a result of the abortion of the terminal buds, without a pair of stipule-like pinnae at the primary branching of the fronds. Ultimate segments borne only on the distal lamina axes; veins simple or forked once. Branches of lamina with dormant apices of the highest order 2-pinnatifid. Sori with very few sporangia.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Gleichenia Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=12
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Gleichenia

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Gleichenia is a genus of ferns.[1] Its closest relative is the genus Stromatopteris,[2] restricted to New Caledonia.

Species include:[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Genus Gleichenia". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2009-01-26.
  2. ^ Pryer, K. M., E. Schuettpelz, P. G. Wolf, H. Schneider, A. R. Smith, and R. Cranfill (2004). Phylogeny and Evolution of Ferns (Monilophytes) with a Focus on the Early Leptosporangiate Divergences. American Journal of Botany 91 (10): 1582–98.
  3. ^ "Helechos". Enciclopedia de la Flora Chilena. Retrieved 2013-03-26.

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Gleichenia: Brief Summary

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Gleichenia is a genus of ferns. Its closest relative is the genus Stromatopteris, restricted to New Caledonia.

Species include:

Gleichenia abscida Rodway Gleichenia alpina R.Br. Gleichenia cryptocarpa Gleichenia dicarpa R.Br. – Pouched coral fern, tangle fern Gleichenia mendellii (G.Schneid.) S.B.Andrews Gleichenia microphylla R.Br. – Scrambling coral fern, parasol fern, umbrella fern Gleichenia polypodioides (L.) Sm. Gleichenia quadripartita Gleichenia rupestris R.Br. Gleichenia squamulosa
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