Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
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Hymenophyllum is a genus of ferns in the family Hymenophyllaceae. Its name means "membranous leaf", referring to the very thin translucent tissue of the fronds, which gives rise to the common name filmy fern for this and other thin-leaved ferns. The leaves are generally only one cell thick and lack stomata, making them vulnerable to desiccation. Consequently, they are found only in very humid area... © Wikipedia authors and editors (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
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