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:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Doryopteris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Doryopteris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Doryopteris
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Doryopteris
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Doryopteris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Doryopteris
JSTOR Plant Science: Doryopteris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Doryopteris
Plants of the World Online: Doryopteris
Tropicos: Doryopteris
Wikipedia: Doryopteris

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Doryopteris.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=30, retrieved 22 February 2024

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