Actiniopteris Link

First published in Fil. Spec.: 73, 79 (1841)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Iran to Myanmar.

Descriptions

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Small terrestrial ferns; rhizomes short-creeping, densely scaly
Morphology Leaves
Leaves of two kinds (dimorphic) or uniform, the leaf-blade ± fan-shaped, dichotomously divided into linear segments, scaly; petiole scaly
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sporangia
Sporangia in submarginal sori, covered by the reflexed leaf-margin.
Distribution
Genus of six species in Africa, two extending eastwards to India.
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0