190.000 Rumohra Raddi

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Description of the genus

Terrestrial, lithophytic or sometimes epiphytic plants. Rhizome long creeping; rhizome scales entire to subentire, brown. Lamina deltoid to braodly ovate, 2- to 4-pinnatifid, coriaceous, glabrous. Pinnae costae without raised edges on the upper surface; ultimate segments rhomboid and auricled, basal lower pinnae oblique; veins free. Sori round, dorsal or subterminal on veins; indusia peltate or orbicular-reniform, long-stalked, spores monolete.

Derivation of name: rumohra: named after Karl von Rumohr Holstein, German botanist of the 19th century.

Worldwide: c. 5 species, circum-austral distribution.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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adiantiformis (G. Forst.) ChingEDescription

Other sources of information about Rumohra:

External websites:

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

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: Rumohra.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=66, retrieved 23 April 2024

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