137.000 Doryopteris J.Sm.

Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011) Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide Struik Nature

Jacobsen, W.B.G. (1983) The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa. Butterworths, Durban and Pretoria.

Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13

Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970) Pteridophyta Flora Zambesiaca

Description of the genus

Rhizome short, unbranched. Fronds monomorphic or dimorphic, pedate-pinnatifid, segments not articulated. Sori marginal or submarginal, indusium a strongly modified margin, interrupted or continuous.

Derivation of name: dory: spear, pteris: fern; alluding to the shape of the leaves of some species.

Worldwide: ± 35 species, pantropical

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Doryopteris concolor

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) KuhnSEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Doryopteris:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Doryopteris
Flora of Mozambique: Doryopteris
Flora of Zambia: Doryopteris
Flora of Zimbabwe: Doryopteris

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Doryopteris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Doryopteris
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Doryopteris
Wikipedia: Doryopteris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Doryopteris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Doryopteris

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Doryopteris.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=30, retrieved 5 December 2022

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