Aspleniaceae or Spleenworts is a family of ferns. It is part of the orders of Polypodiales. Members of the Aspleniaceae family are ferns that grow from rhizomes. They are creeping, usually erect and unbranched. Their leaves are sometimes undivided or divided. The sori are elongated and appear on one side of a vein.
In 1840, Edward Newman first described this family. Originally it included three genera Athyrium, Asplenium, and Scolopendrium. Nowadays, the family of Aspleniaceae ranges between 1 to 10 genera and about 800 species.
The Genera in Aspleniaceae include: