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Asplenium


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(spleenworts; family Aspleniaceae)

A cosmopolitan genus of 650 species of ferns with firm scales on the rhizome, but leaves that are not densely scaly below. Leaf veins are usually free; the sori oval to linear, usually separate and simple, with the indusium opening towards the midrib.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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