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3. Pteris stenophylla Wallich ex Hooker & Greville, Icon. Filic. 2: t. 130. 1829.

狭羽凤尾蕨 xia yu feng wei jue

Pteris cretica Linnaeus var. stenophylla (Wallich ex Hooker & Greville) Baker; P. pellucida C. Presl var. stenophylla (Wallich ex Hooker & Greville) C. B. Clarke.

Plants ca. 50 cm tall. Rhizome ascending, ca. 6 mm in diam. Fronds subdimorphic, clustered; stipe straw-colored, 30-35 cm × ca. 1.5 mm, glabrous; lamina digitate, pinnae 3-5, clustered at stipe apex, linear-lanceolate, up to 20 cm × 8-10 mm (sterile fronds wider than fertile fronds), base cuneate, margin entire and cartilaginous, apex long acuminate; lamina gray-green, papery when dried, glabrous; midvein straw-colored, convex adaxially; veins simple, rarely 2-forked.

Among dry rocks in open forests; 2500-3000 m. SE Xizang (Himalaya) [Bhutan, N India, Nepal].


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