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Genus :

DRYNARIA

Family :

POLYPODIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Epiphytic dimorphic fern. Rhizome thick fleshy, but not woody, young parts covered with thick hairs and scales. Fronds dimorphic, having two kinds, one short broad sessile, and other with long, stalked, green, pinnitifid, various sizes. Stipes of fertile fronds,very long. Lamina deeply lobbed.Texture leathery. Main veins oblique, slightly zigzag, cross-veins distinct, enclosing many smaller areoles with few free veins. Sori in a regular row on each side of the main vein, round, small or moderate size.