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Free included veinlets present in the areolae of the lamina (Fig. 18). Lamina simple or pinnatifid Microsorum
Scales of the rhizome squarrose, persistent, dark brown or purplish brown, narrowly lanceolate to lanceolate. Rhizome (when living) tough, wiry. Lamina dark green, membranous to herbaceous, with a distinct musk scent when fresh or freshly dried. Segments of the pinnatifid fronds 1.2–10 cm long. Fronds 3–50 cm long including the stipes. Widespread W to Widden Valley. RF. Climbing to a considerable height up tree trunks or trailing on rocks. (Fig. 18). Fragrant Fern Microsorum scandens