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Rhizome short-creeping to suberect, stout.
Leaf: stipe stout, fleshy, easily crushed, straw-colored except base generally blackened, base scaly, ×-section with 2 crescent-shaped vascular strands; blade generally >= 2- pinnate, pinnae of equal sides, ± glabrous or minutely hairy, veins free.
Sporangia: sori ± round, ± oblong, or J-shaped; indusia 0, oblong, J-shaped, or reniform, laterally attached.
± 100 species: generally n temperate, especially e Asia. (Greek: doorless, from enclosed sori)
1. Sori generally round, ± near margin; indusia 0, marginal tooth often reflexed over sorus ..... A. distentifolium var. americanum
1' Sori oblong or J-shaped, ± not near margin; indusia oblong, J-shaped, or reniform, margin ± reflexed or not, but not over sorus ..... A. filix-femina var. cyclosorum
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