128.000 Mohria Sw.

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

Jacobsen, W.B.G. (1983) The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa. Butterworths, Durban and Pretoria.

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

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

Description of the genus

Plants terrestrial or lithophytic. Rhizome short, creeping to suberect, with hairs and scales, irregularly laterally branched, often stoloniferous. Fronds tufted, herbaceous to coriaceous, 2-3-pinnatifid, not or slightly dimorphic, venation free. Sporangia near the vein endings, submarginal on almost unmodified pinnae, partly covered by the reflexed margin of the ultimate segments in two rows on each segment.

Derivation of name: Matthias Heinrich Mohr was a German botanist and professor of philosophy at the University of Kiel.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Mohria vestita

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
lepigera (Baker) BakerN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
nudiuscula J.P. RouxN,W,E,SDescription, Image
vestita BakerE,SDescription, Image

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

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: Mohria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=22, retrieved 24 March 2023

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