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Rhizome stout, creeping or erect; rhizome scales, thin, entire.
Fronds tufted, herbaceous to coriaceous.
Stipe shiny, scaly, not articulated.
Lamina 2-pinnatifid to 3-pinnate, basal pinnae often basiscopically developed, often with proliferating buds along the lamina axis; ultimate segments entire or lobed; veins anastomosing with or without included veinlets.
Sori round; indusia peltate or round-kidney-shaped or absent.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Tectaria Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=72
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Tectaria: Brief Summary
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Tectaria is a genus of fern in the family Tectariaceae, according to the Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016 (PPG I). Halberd fern is a common name for species in this genus.
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