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10. Dryopteris handeliana C. Christensen, Dansk Bot. Ark. 9: 62. 1937.

边生鳞毛蕨 bian sheng lin mao jue

Plants 35-60 cm tall. Rhizome erect; scales of rhizome and lower part of stipe dense, brown, lanceolate, entire. Fronds caespitose; stipe stramineous, 10-15 cm, sparsely scaly upward; lamina oblong-lanceolate, 20-40 × 10-15 cm, once pinnate, base slightly narrowed, apex abruptly caudate; pinnae 15-20 pairs, spreading, approximate, lanceolate, 5-8 × ca. 1.5 cm, apex acuminate or obtuse-acuminate, margin incised-dentate, teeth ascendant, with sharp apex. Lamina papery, both surfaces glabrous; rachis sparsely clothed with lanceolate, brown, entire scales; veins pinnate, not forked, one vein reaching sinus, others extending to margin, grooved adaxially, raised abaxially, conspicuous on both surfaces. Above middle of fertile frond, sori in 1 or 2 irregular rows, restricted to a narrow band along margin; indusia brown, orbicular-reniform.

Forests, wet places; 400-1000 m. Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Japan].


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