Todea

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Terrestrial ferns. Rhizome erect, forming short woody trunk, fibrous on outside. Fronds forming a crown, sometimes several per trunk, bipinnate, usually glabrous; veins free. Sporangia scattered over whole underside of lower pinnae.

A Southern Hemisphere genus with 2 species, 1 endemic to Papua New Guinea.

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 Osmundales
family Osmundaceae
Higher taxa
genus Todea
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