Nephrolepis


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Nephrolepis

 

a genus of epiphytic or terrestrial ferns of the family Oleandraceae (sometimes assigned to the family Davalliaceae). The shortened stems of Nephrolepis yield thin horizontal shoots, on which new frond rosettes develop. The fronds are compound pinnate; they retain apical growth for several years, attaining a length of 3 m or more (for example, Nephrolepis biserrata and N. cordifolia). The sori are located at the margin and are equipped with reniform indusia. There are about 30 species in the tropics of both hemispheres. Some species, including N. exaltat and N. acuminata and their numerous ornamental forms, are raised indoors.

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nephrolepis most eaten by bears in Terneisky district of Primorsky Krai in April 2013 (Figure 1).
Segarra Moragues, J.G.--2001--Datos sobre la pteridoflora subespontanea iberica: Cyrtomium falcatum (Dryopteridaceae) y Nephrolepis cordifolia (Nephrolepida-ceae)--Acta Bot.
In the present study, the morphogenetic potentialities of vegetative explants of three Nephrolepis species, namely, N.
Description: Western sword fern is similar to Nephrolepis but has longer and wider leaves on stems that are 20 to 24 inches long.
Por el contrario, gametofitos de las especies Pteris vittata y Nephrolepis exaltata, consideradas como especies pioneras, demuestran que no son susceptibles a la colonizacion por HMA, formando micorriza unicamente en el esporofito diploide (Lloyd, 1974; Bonfante & Selosse, 2010; Wang et al., 2012; Muthukumar & Prabha 2012).
Por ejemplo, Nephrolepis Schott presenta peciolo y raquis acanalados, laminas con crecimiento indeterminado (apice circinado), pinnas articuladas al raquis, soros con indusio y algunas especies tienen hidatodos cretaceos.
Al personal del Herbario SANT, Ramiro Iglesias y David GarciaSan Leon, por toda la ayuda prestada, a Javier Amigo por sus acertadas sugerencias acerca del texto de Conyza bilbaoana, a Humberto Lens por sus comentarios sobre Nephrolepis cordifolia, y a Antonio Parada por su compania en muchas de las jornadas de campo disfrutadas.
Lomariopsidaceae Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Schott Schott Nephrolepis cordifolia L.
Pinnas auriculadas acroscopicamente y articuladas, soros indusiados Nephrolepis 48.