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Aspleniaceae


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A family of ferns, distinguished among the advanced (leptosporangiate) ferns by its oblong or linear superficial sori, borne along one or both sides of the veins; the indusium is often much elongated, sometimes double, or absent. There are 78 genera and about 2700 species, of cosmopolitan distribution.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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