173.600 Cochlidium Kaulf.

Bishop, L.E. (1978) Revision of the Genus Cochlidium (Grammitidaceae) American Fern Journal 68(3) 76-94

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

Description of the genus

Plants epiphytic or lithophytic. Rhizome short-creeping with membranous bracts. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe short, without grooves or ridges. Lamina simple, pinnatifid or shallowly to deeply lobed or serrate; hydathodes absent or obscure; minute hairs present on both sides. Lamina differentiated into a serrate, sterile, bottom part and an entire, fertile top part. Sori confined to the lamina apex.

Worldwide: 16 species confined to the neotropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Cochlidium serrulatum

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serrulatum (Sw.) L.E. Bishop[LR-nt]EDescription, Image

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cochlidium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cochlidium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cochlidium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cochlidium
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iNaturalist: Cochlidium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cochlidium
JSTOR Plant Science: Cochlidium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cochlidium
Plants of the World Online: Cochlidium
Tropicos: Cochlidium
Wikipedia: Cochlidium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Cochlidium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=55, retrieved 4 March 2024

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