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Crepidomanes schmidianum

(Crepidomanes schmidianum)

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Description

Species of the genus present: A creeping or erect rhizome, covered with hair; Numerous and robust roots; No abortive fronds; No false ribs A blade of rather large size - more than 40 cm -, An asymmetrical limb when it is divided only once or less or very small hairs on the stipe when the limbus is strongly divided; Generally a tubular industry. The chromosome base number is 36. Some species are tetraploid.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Hymenophyllales
Family:Hymenophyllaceae
Genus:Crepidomanes
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