Gleicheniaceae C.Presl

This family is accepted.

[FTEA]

Gleicheniaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D.. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2000

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herbs, often large, with widely creeping rhizomes bearing scales and/or hairs

[FWTA]

Gleicheniaceae, A.H.G Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. 1959

Morphology General Habit
Perennial terrestrial herbs with wide–creeping rhizomes; frond apparently dichotomous, due to arrested growth owing to the formation of a dormant terminal bud; apex of rhizome and buds covered with scales or hairs; stipule–like leaflets present in some species; pinnae lobed almost to the costa, elongate (in W.African species), with forked free veins; sori on the veins punctate with a few large subsessile sporangia; no indusium; annulus uniseriate, sharply defined, oblique and complete except at the line of dehiscence; dehiscence vertical; spore trilete (in W.African species)

Gleicheniaceae C.Presl appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Reliq. Haenk. 1: 70. 1825 (1825)

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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