182.600 Pseudocyclosorus Ching

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Description of the genus

Plants terrestrial. Rhizome erect or shortly creeping. Frond 2-pinnatifid, abruptly decrescent with a series of much reduced vestigal pinnae along the stipe. Veins free, veins of pinnae lobes not meeting below the sinus. Sori round, indusiate, indusium reniform.

Derivation of name: pseudo: false, a false Cyclosorus.

Worldwide: c. 12 species, paleotropical and subtropical distribution.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Pseudocyclosorus pulcher

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudocyclosorus
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iNaturalist: Pseudocyclosorus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pseudocyclosorus
JSTOR Plant Science: Pseudocyclosorus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pseudocyclosorus
Plants of the World Online: Pseudocyclosorus
Tropicos: Pseudocyclosorus
Wikipedia: Pseudocyclosorus

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Pseudocyclosorus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=60, retrieved 22 February 2024

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