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Microlepia

Key ex Copeland 1949, Philip. J. Sci. 78:13

Species in Papuasia

1a. Bipinnate, most pinnules subentire M. strigosa
More compound 2
2a. Rachis black M. melanorhachis
Rachis stramineus to brown 3
3a. Densely setulose, hairs with bulbous base M. trichosticha
Hairs without bulbous base 4
4a. Pinnules over 10 cm long, lanceolate Dennstaedtia lanceolata
Pinnules relatively broad, mostly shorter 5
5a. Pinnules 10 x 5mm, hardly incised M. pseudohirta
Fronds more finely dissected M. speluncae