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61. Dryopteris sericea C. Christensen, Bot. Gaz. 56: 336. 1913.

腺毛鳞毛蕨 xian mao lin mao jue

Aspidium filix-mas (Linnaeus) Swartz var. giraldii Christ, p.p.

Plants 20-50 cm tall. Rhizome obliquely ascending, with lanceolate, brown scales. Fronds caespitose; stipe stramineous, 10-20 cm, ca. 2 mm in diam., densely clothed with glandular hairs and distally with sparse, lanceolate, brown scales; lamina ovate-oblong, 20-25 × 10-15 cm, bipinnate; pinnae 8-11 pairs, 2-4 cm from each other, broadly lanceolate, 6-10 × 2-3.5 cm, not tapered to base, base obtuse-cuneate, with 3-4 mm stalk; pinnules 6-8 pairs, oblong, 1.5-2.5 × 0.6-0.8 cm, base slightly auriculate on both sides, ± adnate to costa, margin lobed or roughly serrate, apex obtuse. Lamina herbaceous, glandular hairy throughout, more densely so adaxially; costa with sparse small scales abaxially; veins pinnate, lateral ones 2- or 3-forked, rather conspicuous abaxially. Sori terminating veins, 3-6 pairs on each pinnule, nearer to margin than to costa; indusia brown, orbicular-reniform, papery, with glandular hairs.

● Forests, rocks; 700-1600 m. Gansu, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shanxi.


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