Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Rhizome usually erect, covered in scales. Stipe slender, scaly. Lamina membranous, many times pinnately lobed or pinnate; rachises slender. Sori usually borne on basal portion of minor vein, numerous, single or a few double sori at base of pinnae; indusium papery, inflated, ellipsoid to oblong, opening along length.

About 400 species, mainly tropical; 10 in Australia, 1 in Victoria.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2014-06-23
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2014-06-23
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
order Polypodiales
family Athyriaceae
Higher taxa
genus Diplazium
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