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|Family: Blechnaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Rhizome suberect [or long-creeping, climbing, or erect]. Leaf: of [+- 1] or 2 kinds, fertile > sterile, with much narrower pinnae or lobes; lower pinnae reduced or not; veins of sterile leaves free.
Species In Genus: > 200 species: worldwide, especially tropics, subtropics. Etymology: (Greek: ancient name for ferns)
Unabridged Note: Not monophyletic. Reclassification needed, in which Blechnum spicant probably will be treated in Struthiopteris.
eFlora Treatment Author: John C. Game, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Blechnaceae
Next taxon: Blechnum spicant
Citation for this treatment: John C. Game, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Blechnum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10329, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.