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2. Selliguea wuliangshanense (W. M. Chu) S. G. Lu, Hovenkamp & M. G. Gilbert
[comb. nov.]

无量山假瘤蕨 wu liang shan jia liu jue

Basionym: Phymatopteris wuliangshanensis W. M. Chu, Acta Bot. Yunnan., Suppl. 5: 58. 1992; Crypsinus wuliangshanensis (W. M. Chu) X. Cheng.

Rhizome 1-2 mm in diam., densely scaly; scales pale brown, lanceolate, 3-4 × 1-1.5 mm, margin entire, apex acuminate. Fronds dimorphic. Sterile fronds: stipe 1.5-2 cm; lamina simple, orbicular or ovate, 2-3 × 1-2 cm, base cordate, margin notched, apex rounded. Lateral veins visible, veinlets obscure. Lamina herbaceous or subleathery, both surfaces glabrous, pale green. Fertile fronds: stipe stramineous, 2-5 cm, slender, glabrous; lamina lower portion ovate-lanceolate, 5-10 × 1-2 cm, base cuneate, soriferous portion contracted. Sori separate at base of soriferous part, forming a coenosorus toward apex.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks, evergreen broad-leaved forests; 2200-2500 m. Yunnan (Wuliang Shan).


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