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Genus :

PALHINHAEA A. Franco et Vase

Family :

LYOPODIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Terrestrial fern-allies. Rhizome with lateral roots spreading from the creeping stipe and rooting at intervals. Stipe procumbent, erect lateral branches unbranched towards the base and the ultimate branches terete and radially oriented. Fronds monopodially oriented. Stele plectoto mixed haplostele. Vegetative fronds whorled, isomorphic, subulate, curved upwards and hairy. Sporophylls aggregated into cones, peduncle absent. Sporangia foliar and divides into two unequal valves. Spores regulate. Gamotophyte more or less conical, tapering towards, truncate ends bear numerous lobe.