1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Hypodematium Kunze

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

    Dryopteridaceae, JP Roux, M Shaffer-Fehre, B Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2007

    Rhizomes
    Rhizome creeping with dense lanceolate-acuminate rhizome-scales
    Leaves
    Fronds tufted; stipe not articulated, with a tuft of scales at the base
    Leaf lamina
    Lamina ovate-triangular to pentagonal in outline, herbaceous, with the lowest pinnae basiscopically much developed, 3–4-pinnatifid, pilose with needle-like unicellular hairs.
    Leaf veins
    Veins free
    Sori
    Sori subcircular; indusia reniform, pilose.
    Note
    An Old World genus of about 3 species, with only one in Africa.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Assam, Borneo, Cape Verde, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, India, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre

    Hypodematium Kunze appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Flora 16(2): 690 (1833)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Flora 16: 690 (1833)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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