182.600 Pseudocyclosorus Ching

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Description of the genus

Plants terrestrial. Rhizome erect or shortly creeping. Frond 2-pinnatifid, abruptly decrescent with a series of much reduced vestigal pinnae along the stipe. Veins free, veins of pinnae lobes not meeting below the sinus. Sori round, indusiate, indusium reniform.

Derivation of name: pseudo: false, a false Cyclosorus.

Worldwide: c. 12 species, paleotropical and subtropical distribution.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Pseudocyclosorus pulcher

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pulcher (Willd.) HolttumN,SDescription, Image

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pseudocyclosorus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pseudocyclosorus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Pseudocyclosorus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=60, retrieved 29 January 2023

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