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Small aquatic or semi-aquatic ferns with widely creeping, branched rhizomes. Fronds approximate to widely spaced, simple or with 2-4 leaflets at the apex of a long, slender, cylindrical stipe; veins dichotomously branched, anastomosing. Sporangia in closed sporocarps; sporocarps inserted on short stalks on the stipe (usually at the base).


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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