Aspleniaceae family

 

Plant Group

Genera

Species

Aspleniaceae

Grow in forests as ground cover, epiphytes or among rocks. The rhizome is short and erect, covered with latticed scales, old stipe bases persist, lamina is simple or pinnate, sori linear along minor veins protected by indusium.

Image of Asplenium flabellifolium Image: Alison Kellow

Fern or fern-ally