190.400 Nothoperanema (Tagawa) Ching

Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011) Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide Struik Nature

Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13

Description of the genus

Plants terrestrial or lithophytic. Rhizome suberect to erect with broadly attached scales. Fronds monomorphic, 3-pinnate, with basiscopically developed pinnae, veins free. Lamina hairs/scales multistratose (with multiple layers) at the base. Sori round, indusia kidney shaped.

Derivation of name: notho: false, peranema: referring to the fern genus Peranema; thus a false Peranema

Comment: Nothorperanema was previously included in Dryopteris.

Worldwide: c. 5 species, subtropical distribution.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Nothoperanema squamiseta

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squamiseta (Hook.) ChingEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Nothoperanema:

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Flora of Malawi: Nothoperanema
Flora of Zambia: Nothoperanema

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Nothoperanema.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=67, retrieved 4 February 2023

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