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FAMILY

Scientific name: Blechnaceae
English name:
Vietnamese name: Ráng lá dừa
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DESCRIPTION

Mostly terrestrial ferns, sometimes climbers starting from the ground, rhizome mostly erect, sometimes rampant, dictyostelic, bearing dark, basally attached scales. Fronds mostly long stipitate, the stipe with 2 to several bundles in a ring, or many bundles in a more complex arrangement, lamina pinnatifid or pinnate, cometimes simple, lobed, or bipinnatifid, uniform or with strongly contracted fertile pinnae or lobes, glabrous, hairy and/or scaly, veins free to the margin, or anastomosing in a single (rarely more) series of costal areoles. Sori elongate and continuous along a vascular network either side of the midrib, protected by an indusium opening inwards, less often exindusiate, sometimes sori short, occasionally confluent, in 1 - 2 rows; annulus longitudinal, interrupted; spores monolete.

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Polypodiales

LIST OF GENUS
Blechnum
Brainea
Stenochlaena
Woodwardia

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