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4. Paragymnopteris bipinnata (Christ) K. H. Shing, Indian Fern J. 10: 230. 1994.

川西金毛裸蕨 chuan xi jin mao luo jue

Rhizomes decumbent, short, stout, densely scaly; scales brown or dark brown, shiny, narrowly subulate. Fronds closely spaced; stipe densely pale brown sericeous when young; lamina adaxially brownish green, lanceolate to broadly lanceolate or ovate, soft leathery when dry, abaxially densely sericeous, adaxially sparsely sericeous, 1- or 2-imparipinnate; rachis and costae sericeous. Pinnae long stalked. Ultimate pinnules ovate or narrowly ovate, base cordate, margins entire or with 1 or 2 small segments, apex obtuse. Veins obscure. Sori covered with hairs.

● Rock cliffs, rock crevices by ditches, on rocks beneath shrubs or woods; 800-3600 m. Gansu, Hebei, Henan, W Hubei, Nei Mongol, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan.

1 Lamina 2-pinnate; inframedial pinnae lanceolate or deltoid-lanceolate.   4a var. bipinnata
+ Lamina 1-pinnate; pinnae ovate or narrowly ovate, entire, or at most with 1 or 2 free segments in proximal pinnae.   4b var. auriculata

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