Plant Genera


Family Code: PTERID
Genus Code: ASTRO
Genus CN: cloakfern
Genus Authority: Benham & Windham
Genus Summary: A genus of about 8 species, of s. North America, Central America, South America, and the West Indies. This group of species has traditionally been placed either in Notholaena or Cheilanthes, but is best recognized as a separate genus, more closely related to Argyrochosma, Pellaea, and Cheilanthes than to Notholaena (Gastony & Rollo 1998)
Genus References: Benham & Windham in FNA (1993b); Tryon, Tryon, & Kramer in Kramer & Green (1990); Gastony & Rollo (1998).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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