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33. Cyclosorus wulingshanensis C. M. Zhang, Keys Vasc. Pl. Wuling Mts. 567. 1995.

武陵毛蕨 wu ling mao jue

Cyclosorus leipoensis Ching & H. S. Kung ex K. H. Shing.

Plants 70-120 cm tall. Rhizomes long creeping, with lanceolate dark brown scales and setae. Stipes 10-30 cm, dark stramineous; laminae 60-100 × 15-30 cm, bases gradually narrowed, apices acuminate to caudate; lateral pinnae 15-25 pairs, proximal 3-6 pairs gradually shortened, sometimes hastate with longer basal acroscopic segments, lowest pair 1.5-3 × ca. 2 cm; middle pinnae lanceolate, 10-18 × 1.5-2.5 cm, bases rounded-truncate, lobed 1/4-2/5 toward costae, apices long acuminate; segments 25-35 pairs on middle pinnae, 2-5 × ca. 3 mm (basal acroscopic segment longer), obtuse at apices; veinlets 6-9 pairs, proximal 1.5-2 pairs anastomosing, next 0.5-1 pair running to sinus membrane. Laminae papery, grayish green when dried, adaxially with sparse short acicular hairs along costae (occasionally along veins), abaxial surface subglabrous except for several short acicular hairs on costae. Sori orbicular, medial; indusia subglabrous. Sporangia bearing golden to orange glands on stalks. Spores thickly cristate.

● Wet places in forests, forest margins; 300-2100 m. Chongqing, Guangxi, W Hunan, S Sichuan, SE Xizang, Yunnan.


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