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Ferns and Horsetails (Monilophytes)
Clubmosses and Quillworts (Lycophytes)
Medium to large ferns, mostly epiphytic; rhizomes creeping. Leaf blades various forms from entire to pinnate, in many species varying on the same plant. Veins netted; sori in irregular rows or scattered; no indusium.

The genus Phymatosorus has now been integrated with Microsorum. About 50 species, mostly in tropical and sub-tropical Africa, Asia, Australia and the Pacific. 1 species introduced and naturalised in Britain and Ireland.

* indicates introduced species.
Microsorum pustulatum* Kangaroo Fern Microsorum pustulatum thumbnail, link to M. pustulatum page
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