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9. Cyclosorus crinipes (Hooker) Ching, Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., Bot. 8: 179. 1938.

鳞柄毛蕨 lin bing mao jue

Nephrodium crinipes Hooker, Sp. Fil. 4: 71. 1862; Christella crinipes (Hooker) Holttum; Dryopteris crinipes (Hooker) Kuntze; Thelypteris crinipes (Hooker) K. Iwatsuki.

Plants 0.5-1.5 m tall. Rhizomes erect, apices with dense dark brown lanceolate scales. Fronds clustered; stipes 20-40 cm, dark stramineous, with dense scales from bases to rachises; laminae 30-120 × 25-45 cm, bases abruptly narrowed, apices acuminate; pinnae 20-45 pairs, proximal 3-5 pairs shortened, triangular-auriculate, lowest one ca. 1 × 1 cm; middle pinnae linear-lanceolate, 10-25 × 1-1.5 cm, bases truncate, lobed 1/2-2/3 toward costae, apices long acuminate; segments ca. 30 pairs, oblong, 3-5 × ca. 3 mm, entire, apices obtuse; veinlets 7-9 pairs, proximal 1-1.5 pairs anastomosing, next pair running to sinus membrane. Laminae papery, grayish green when dried, with several acicular hairs along veins adaxially, with short acicular hairs along costae and veins abaxially, also with minute hairs and minute glands throughout. Sori orbicular, medial; indusia shortly hairy. Sporangia bearing reddish orange glands on stalks. Spores dark brown, echinate. 2n = 72.

Wet forest margins, wet places in forests; 100-1300 m. S Guangdong, S Guangxi, S Guizhou, Hainan, SE Xizang, S Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam].


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