136.050 Aleuritopteris Fée

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

Roux, J.P. (2009) Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands

Description of the genus

Rhizome short and erect or long and creeping. Fronds monomorphic, pinnately compound, pinnae basiscopically developed, with pinnae or ultimate segments never articulated and with a coloured (whitish, pale- or orange-yellow) powdery indumentum on the underside. Sori borne on vein endings near the margins, usually covered by a continuous indusium formed from the reflexed margin.

Worldwide: c.15 species, predominantly in northern temperate regions, with a few in tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Aleuritopteris farinosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
farinosa (Forssk) FéeW,C,EDescription, Image
welwitschii (Baker) Ching[EN]N,CDescription, Image

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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: Aleuritopteris.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=28, retrieved 1 December 2023

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