Onychium Kaulf.

First published in Berlin. Jahrb. Pharm. Verbundenen Wiss. 21: 45 (1820)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is NE. Tropical Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.

Descriptions

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

Morphology General Habit
Small delicate terrestrial ferns; rhizomes creeping with narrow brownish scales
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ± of two kinds, the fertile leaf-blades with fewer and larger segments than the sterile; veins free, ending at or near the margin
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sporangia
Sporangia in a soral line, covered by the reflexed leaf-margin.
Distribution
Genus of c. thirteen species, distributed from NE Africa through Arabia, Iran and India to China, Japan and New Guinea.
[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