Spore morphology of Pteridaceae in Iran

  title={Spore morphology of Pteridaceae in Iran},
  author={Fahimeh Salimpour and Mona Nazi and Ali Mazooji},
The spore of nine species of five genus in Pteridaceae family were examined under SEM. The spores are trilete,triangular to circular shapes.Depending on the species ,the main different ornamentations were baculate, Gemmate, regulate, wizened or triradiate. Based on these results, the identification key of nine species is presented. The spore characteristies presented here maybe useful for systematic purpose.