Pteridophyta: Polypodiales


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Description of the family

Recent molecular studies show that the Vittariaceae is a sister group to the genus Adiantum. The vittarioid ferns are therefore included with Adiantum in the Pteridaceae or, like here, put in the family Adiantaceae.

Comment: For further information on Vittaria follow this link: Vittaria

Zimbabwe: 0 genera and 0 taxa.

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Other sources of information about Vittariaceae:

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Flora of Malawi: Vittariaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Vittariaceae
Flora of Zambia: Vittariaceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Vittariaceae
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Family page: Vittariaceae., retrieved 23 October 2016

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