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Plants terrestrial, lithophytic or epiphytic. Rhizome creeping, rhizome scales brown or black, entire or fimbriate or dentate. Fronds simple, tufted or spaced, herbacous or coriaceous. stipe articulated at the base. Lamina dimorphic, entire or ciliate, glabrous or thinly to densely set with scales, veins free. Sporangia acrostichoid on the underside.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Elaphoglossum Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=83
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Elaphoglossum

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Elaphoglossum is a genus of ferns in the family Dryopteridaceae, subfamily Elaphoglossoideae, in the Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016 (PPG I).[3]

Taxonomy

Elaphoglossum was first described in 1841 by John Smith, who attributed the name to Heinrich Schott.[1]

Species

The genus has a large number of species. The Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016 (PPG I) suggested there were about 600;[3] Plants of the World Online and the Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World both listed at least 730 as of January 2019.[1][2] Species include:[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c Hassler, Michael & Schmitt, Bernd (January 2020), "Elaphoglossum", Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World, Version 8.20, retrieved 2020-01-30
  2. ^ a b c "Elaphoglossum Schott ex J.Sm.", Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2020-01-30
  3. ^ a b c PPG I (2016), "A community-derived classification for extant lycophytes and ferns", Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 54 (6): 563–603, doi:10.1111/jse.12229
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Elaphoglossum: Brief Summary

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Elaphoglossum is a genus of ferns in the family Dryopteridaceae, subfamily Elaphoglossoideae, in the Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016 (PPG I).

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