128.000 Mohria Sw.

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

Plants terrestrial or lithophytic. Rhizome short, creeping to suberect, with hairs and scales, irregularly laterally branched, often stoloniferous. Fronds tufted, herbaceous to coriaceous, 2-3-pinnatifid, not or slightly dimorphic, venation free. Sporangia near the vein endings, submarginal on almost unmodified pinnae, partly covered by the reflexed margin of the ultimate segments in two rows on each segment.

Derivation of name: Matthias Heinrich Mohr was a German botanist and professor of philosophy at the University of Kiel.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical and South Africa

Zambia: 4 taxa.

Mohria nudiuscula

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
lepigera (Baker) BakerN,W,CNw,CDescription, Image
marginalis (Savigny) J.P. RouxNwDescription
nudiuscula J.P. RouxN,CDescription, Image
vestita BakerEImage

Other sources of information about Mohria:

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Flora of Malawi: Mohria
Flora of Mozambique: Mohria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mohria

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Mohria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=22, retrieved 23 September 2023

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