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Terrestrial, lithophytic or epiphytic plants. Rhizome creeping, laterally branched with peltate rhizome-scales. Stipe articulated near the base. Fronds much dissected. Lamina monomorphic, pinnately compound. Venation free, pinnately branched, ending near the margin. Indumentum composed of narrow bracts with short marginal outgrowths occurring on the rhizome and short, simple, gland-tipped hairs occurring on the lamina.Sori terminal on the veins near the margin. Indusium attached at the sides forming a pouch-like structure, entire.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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