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Habit: Roots smooth, without bulblets or plantlets. Leaf: deciduous; bud hairy; sporophore, trophophore joined well above ground level; trophophore blade generally 3--4-pinnate, deltate to ternately triangular, thin, membranous, ultimate segments midribbed; sporophore 1--3-pinnate, absent in young pls. Sporangia: not sunken in axis; stalk 0 or short.
Species In Genus: 2--3 species: worldwide. Etymology: (Greek: bunch of grapes, from clusters of sporangia)
eFlora Treatment Author: Donald R. Farrar
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Botrychium yaaxudakeit
Next taxon: Botrypus virginianus
Citation for this treatment: Donald R. Farrar 2016. Botrypus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91685, accessed on May 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26, 2016.