Polypodiopteris

Primary tabs

Polypodiopteris

Description

Medium-sized epiphytic ferns.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present
Malesia: Borneo.

Anatomy

Anatomy:

Taxonomy

A small group, distinguished from Polypodium by the closed venation pattern and the spores, which have a sculpture closely resembling that of Selliguea and the drynarioid ferns. Its affinities are probably with Selliguea rather than with Polypodium s.s. or Goniophlebium, to which there is a superficial similarity.

Citation

Rödl-Linder 1994 – In: Blumea. p 365
Hennipman et al. 1990 – In: Kramer & Green, Fam. & Genera Vasc. Pl. 1. p 228