Saccolomataceae has been formerly treated as a member of the Dennstaedtiaceae, however it has been classified as its own family according to Smith et al. . The genera Saccoloma has been classified to include Orthiopters.The monophylogeny of the group is still being studied.
Saccolomataceae is described as pantropical, generally with the following characteristics: Terrestrial; rhizomes short-creeping to errect and trunk-like; petioles each with an omega-shaped vascular strand; blades pinnate to decompound and lacking articulate hairs; veins free; sori terminal on the veins; indusia pouch- or cup-shaped.
Adiantum camptorachis (Pteridaceae), a new species from South America with notes on the taxonomy of related species from the Southern Cone and Bolivia.(Report)
Oct 01, 2010; ABSTRACTWe describe Adiantum camptorachis from the Tucumano-Boliviano forests of southern Bolivia and northwestern and central...