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22. Dryopteris microlepis (Baker) C. Christensen, Index Filic., Suppl. 1906-1912: 36. 1913.

细鳞鳞毛蕨 xi lin lin mao jue

Nephrodium microlepis Baker, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906: 10. 1906; Dryopteris nakanensis Ching.

Plants 40-60 cm tall. Rhizome erect or creeping, apex densely clothed with subulate, entire, brown or dark brown scales. Fronds caespitose or approximate; stipe stramineous to pale brown, 10-20 cm × 2-3 mm, base densely clothed with scales; scales readily deciduous, brown, linear-lanceolate, dentate; lamina lanceolate, 25-50 × 10-20 cm, once pinnate, base slightly or not narrowed, apex acuminate or caudate-acuminate; pinnae 12-21 pairs, alternate, oblique, lanceolate, 5-6 × ca. 1 cm, base slightly auriculate or cuneate, shortly stalked, margin pinnately lobed or incised, apex acuminate. Lamina papery, subglabrous except rachis densely clothed with linear-subulate, brown scales and costae with small brown scales abaxially; veins pinnate, 2 or 3 pairs on each segment, simple, obscure on both surfaces. Sori in 2 rows, rarely 1 row on each side of costa; indusia ferruginous, fugacious.

● Broad-leaved evergreen forests; 1200-1600 m. Guizhou, Yunnan.


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