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Perennial in soil or rock crevices; rhizome generally short-creeping, ascending, or erect, scales small to large, generally tan to brown, generally uniformly colored.
Leaf: generally tufted or short-spaced, 5–200+ cm, generally ± alike; stipe firm or fleshy (easily crushed), base darker or not, with 2 vascular strands; blade generally 1–3- pinnate, ± glabrous or with hairs, hair-like scales, or gland-tipped hairs on axes, veins generally free (or netted); rachis, costa generally grooved adaxially.
Sporangia: sori round, oblong, J-shaped, or linear along veins; indusia 0 or oblong, J-shaped, reniform, or linear, or of many segmented hair- or scale-like fragments or lobes encircling sorus from below; spores elliptic, winged, ridged, or spiny, scar linear.
± 15 genera, 700 species: worldwide, especially tropics, wooded areas, but some genera (e.g., Cystopteris, Woodsia) generally temperate. See note, reference (Smith et al. 2006 Taxon 55:705–731) under Dryopteridaceae for removal of genera from that family to this. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Key to Woodsiaceae
Rhizome generally ascending to suberect, short, old stipe bases many.Key to Woodsia
Leaf: often glandular or hairy; stipe base ×-section with 2 vascular strands; blade 1–2- pinnate, segments ± toothed to pinnately lobed, veins free, ending just short of margin.
Sporangia: sori round, generally not at margins; indusium cup-like, often of many segmented hair- or scale-like fragments or lobes encircling sorus from below, often of crusty, ± white beads, often obscure in age.
± 30 species: generally n temperate. (J. Woods, Britain, b. 1776) [Windham 1993 FNANM 2:270–280]
Unabridged references: [Brown 1964 Beih Nova Hedwigia 16:1–154]
Leaf: < 32 cm, 1.5–2 cm wide, tip ± acute, unforked; hairs on abaxial leaf axes ± 0.5–1 mm, ± flat, segmented, nonglandular, and ± 0.1 mm, cylindric, non-segmented, glandular; pinnae < 12–27 mm, 5–12 mm wide, pinnately lobed to 1- pinnate, margin toothed to shallowly lobed.
Sporangia: indusium of narrow scale-like lobes.
2n=76,152. Crevices, rock bases; 1300–3500 m. Klamath Ranges, High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, San Bernardino Mountains, Modoc Plateau, White and Inyo Mountains;
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