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Genus :

PHELEGMARIURUS (Herter) Holub.

Family :

Hypolepidaceae

Species of this Genus

Description


Terrestrial or epiphytic fern-allies. Rhizome erect. Stipe  covered with small crowded fronds. Fronds less developed, and spirally arranged, vegetative or reproductive fronds similar or dis similar, forming definite or indefinite strobili. Sometimes fronds gradually decreasing towards the apex. Vegetative fronds flat, or subulate.Sporophylls sometimes small and different from vegetative fronds. Sporangia either attached to the spike or at the axils of sporophylls compactly arranged. Sporangia stalked or sessile. Spore reniform- ovate to triangular.