Microgramma (plant)

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Microgramma heterophylla - Lyman Plant House, Smith College - DSC04269.JPG
Microgramma heterophylla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Pteridopsida
Order: Polypodiales
(unranked): Eupolypods I
Family: Polypodiaceae
Genus: Microgramma

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Microgramma, the snakeferns,[1] is a genus of ferns in the family Polypodiaceae. Most species in the genus are restricted to Central and South America.

It contains the following species (this list may be incomplete):


  1. ^ "Microgramma". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  • Salino, A., et al., 2008, A new species of Microgramma (Polypodiaceae) from Brazil and recircumscription of the genus based on phylogenetic evidence, Systematic Botany, 33(4): 630–635.