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Lomariopsidaceae, family Lomariopsidaceae(noun)
small family of usually scandent ferns
The Lomariopsidaceae is a family of ferns with a largely tropical distribution. It is part of the eupolypods I clade of the order Polypodiales, in the class Polypodiopsida, and contains the following genera: ⁕Cyclopeltis ⁕Lomariopsis ⁕Thysanosoria The genus Nephrolepis has also been placed in this family, but because its exact phylogenic placement is uncertain, it has been placed in its own family, Nephrolepidaceae, pending more complete data. Some members of the Lomariopsidaceae are cultivated as ornamental plants.
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