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25. Dryopteris paralunanensis W. M. Chu ex S. G. Lu, Guihaia. 11: 225. 1991.

假路南鳞毛蕨 jia lu nan lin mao jue

Plants up to 50 cm tall. Rhizome obliquely ascending, clothed with linear-lanceolate, entire, dark brown scales. Fronds caespitose; stipe stramineous, ca. 16 cm, ca. 5 mm in diam. at base, densely clothed with lanceolate, fimbriate, dark brown scales; lamina narrowly ovate-lanceolate, ca. 30 cm, up to 16 cm wide at middle, once pinnate, apex acuminate; pinnae ca. 17 pairs, alternate, lanceolate, ca. 8 × 1.6 cm, shortly stalked, apex acuminate; segments ca. 8 × 5 mm, margin entire, apex dentate. Lamina herbaceous, subglabrous adaxially, with lanceolate, fimbriate, brown scales along rachis and costa; veins pinnate, lateral ones simple, ca. 5 pairs on each segment. Sori abaxial on lateral veins, in 1 row on each side of costa; indusia pale brown, membranous, entire.

● Broad-leaved evergreen forests; ca. 2800 m. Yunnan (Xinping).


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