Pteridophytes (Spore Producing Plants: Ferns and More) • Earth.com

Treetrunk Bristle Fern

(Polyphlebium capillaceum)

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Description

The rhizome is long and thin, brown, covered with abundant hairiness.Fronds, glabrous, five to fifteen centimeters long and one to five centimeters wide, regularly spaced on the rhizome, are divided four times. The central vein (rachis) of the limb is not winged.Sori are usually solitary at the end of a segment. The style of the sore is very long, more than twice the length of the industry.

Taxonomic tree:

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