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Microsorum pteropus.jpg
Microsorum pteropus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida (disputed)
Order: Polypodiales
(unranked): Eupolypods I
Family: Polypodiaceae
Subfamily: Polypodioideae
Tribe: Microsoreae

Microsoreae is a tribe of ferns with clathrate scales, thin exospores, and monomorphic fronds.[1] This tribe contains at least seven genera.[2]


  1. ^ D. J. Mabberley (2008). Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Cambridge University Press. p. 690. ISBN 978-0-521-82071-4.
  2. ^ "Microsoreae". www.plantgenera.org. Retrieved August 7, 2011.