Rumohra

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Rhizome brittle, long-creeping, densely scaly; scales cleft at base and attached near sinus. Stipe not articulated to rhizome. Fronds 2-several times pinnate. Lamina glabrous, ultimate segments asymmetic. Sori almost marginal or midway between the margin and midrib, circular; indusium circular, with central stalk, membranous.

6 species, all except 1 confined to Madagascar.

Rumohra is sometimes included in the Davalliaceae.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1994). Ferns and allied plants (Psilophyta, Lycopodiophyta, Polypodiophyta). In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
order Polypodiales
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genus Rumohra
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