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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.
Hypodematium crenatum

[FTEA]

Dryopteridaceae, JP Roux, M Shaffer-Fehre, B Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2007

Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome creeping with dense lanceolate-acuminate rhizome-scales
Morphology Leaves
Fronds tufted; stipe not articulated, with a tuft of scales at the base
Morphology Leaves Leaf lamina
Lamina ovate-triangular to pentagonal in outline, herbaceous, with the lowest pinnae basiscopically much developed, 3–4-pinnatifid, pilose with needle-like unicellular hairs.
Morphology Leaves Leaf veins
Veins free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sori
Sori subcircular; indusia reniform, pilose.
Note
An Old World genus of about 3 species, with only one in Africa.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Angola, Assam, Borneo, Cape Verde, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, India, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre

Hypodematium Kunze appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Flora 16: 690 (1833)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2019). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 2: 1-446. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Flora 16: 690 (1833)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0