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Stromatopteridaceae

See also Gleicheniaceae

Terrestrial ferns, .

Distribution

A family of a single monotypic genus, endemic to New Caledonia.

Literature

Genera in New Caledonia

A monotypic family Stromatopteris (1)

Note

Sometimes included with the Australian endemic genus Platyzoma (Platyzomataceae) in an expanded Gleicheniaceae. Modern treatments considering detailed morphological and cytological evidence do not support this view.


Updated November 1999 by Jim Croft (jim.croft@environment.gov.au)