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|Family: Athyriaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: 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.
Species In Genus: +- 100 species: generally northern temperate, especially eastern Asia. Etymology: (Greek: doorless, from enclosed sori)
eFlora Treatment Author: Carl J. Rothfels & Alan R. Smith
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to AthyriumPrevious taxon: Athyriaceae
Next taxon: Athyrium distentifolium var. americanum
Citation for this treatment: Carl J. Rothfels & Alan R. Smith 2017. Athyrium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10761, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.