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Habit: Plant in soil or granite rock crevices; rhizome short-creeping to +- erect, scales lance-linear. Leaf: stipe generally cylindric, dark brown to black, glabrous to +- scaly; blade 2--4-pinnate, segments generally sessile, +- narrower at base or not. Sporangia: in +- continuous, marginal bands; segment margin recurved, partly covering sporangia, unmodified; spores finely ridged or granular, often +- black.
Species In Genus: 34 species: generally Mexico, southwestern United States, few in Caribbean, South America. Etymology: (Greek: false cloak, from leaf blade margin not reflexed as it is in Cheilanthes)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ruth E.B. Kirkpatrick, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Myriopteris wootonii
Next taxon: Notholaena californica
Citation for this treatment: Ruth E.B. Kirkpatrick, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Notholaena, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10418, accessed on February 08, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 08, 2016.