1. Marattiaceae Kaulf.

    1. This family is accepted.

[FWTA]

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

Habit
Robust perennial herbs with fleshy mycorrhizal roots and multicellular root hairs
Rhizomes
Rhizomes short massive erect trunks, covered with persistent stipules; leaf–traces with complex steles
[FTEA]

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

Habit
Large terrestrial ferns with often very large fronds and stipular outgrowths at the base of the stipe
Rhizomes
Rhizome creeping or erect, short and massive

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Marattiaceae Kaulf. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Enum. Filic. : 31. 1824 (1824)

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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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