1. Dennstaedtiaceae Pic.Serm.

    1. This family is accepted.

[FTEA]

Dennstaedtiaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D.. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1999

Habit
Erect or climbing terrestrial or epilithic ferns, often large, with creeping or erect rhizomes covered with hairs or hair-like non-peltate scales and with single or complex double solenosteles, or prostelic
[FWTA]

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

Habit
Rhizomes creeping, hairy, vascular system solenostelic or in Pteridium a complex double solenostele; stipes with convoluted undivided vascular strands, which are sometimes U–shaped or with a system of several bundles in a horseshoe arrangement
[FWTA]

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

Habit
Terrestrial, or epiphytic (not in W.Africa), ferns with creeping protostelic or solenostelic rhizomes; indumentum scaly, sometimes with transition to hairs

Images

Dennstaedtiaceae Pic.Serm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Webbia 24: 704. 1970. 1970

Sources

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 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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