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5. Alsophila fenicis (Copeland) C. Christensen, Index Filic., Suppl. 1906-1912: 5. 1913.

兰屿桫椤 lan yu suo luo

Cyathea fenicis Copeland, Philipp. J. Sci., C, 3: 354. 1909; Alsophila fujiiana Nakai; C. fujiiana (Nakai) Tagawa (1951), not Domin (1930).

Trunk erect, ca. 1 m tall, ca. 6 cm in diam.; lowest pinnae usually reduced. Stipe brown to dark purple-brown, 36-65 cm, ca. 1 cm in diam.; spiny, with both long, dark brown scales and minute brown scales, or scales pale; rachis green, spiny, without scales; lamina 2-pinnate-pinnatifid, 1.5-2 m; pinnae 30-40 cm, lower pinnae obviously shorter; pinnules 7-10 × 1.3-2.1 cm, subsessile; margin of pinnule segments serrulate; veinlets 10 or 11 pairs, forked; abaxial side of lamina glabrous, with very few thin small scales along costae; adaxial surface setose along costae and costules. Sori orbicular, at forks of veinlets; indusia very small, scalelike.

Wet forests, hillsides; 100-400 m. Taiwan (Lan Yu) [Philippines].


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