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8. Selliguea griffithiana (Hooker) Fraser-Jenkins, Taxon. Revis. Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes. 47. 2008.

大果假瘤蕨 da guo jia liu jue

Polypodium griffithianum Hooker, Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 10: t. 951. 1854; Crypsinus griffithianus (Hooker) Copeland; Phymatodes griffithiana (Hooker) Ching; Phymatopsis griffithiana (Hooker) J. Smith; P. integerrima Ching; Phymatopteris griffithiana (Hooker) Pichi Sermolli; P. integerrima (Ching) Bir; Pleopeltis griffithiana (Hooker) T. Moore.

Rhizome 3-4 mm in diam., densely scaly; scales brown, lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, margin entire, apex long acuminate. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe straw-colored, 5-15 cm, densely scaly at base, subglabrous or with hairlike scales upward; lamina simple, oblong or ovate-lanceolate, 10-25 × 3-4 cm, usually widest below middle, broadly cuneate at base, margin entire or shallowly undulate, usually revolute, apex shortly acuminate. Lateral veins distinct on both surfaces, veinlets obscure. Lamina leathery or subleathery, both surfaces glabrous, abaxial surface pale green, adaxial surface green. Sori orbicular, large, close or slightly close to midrib.

Epiphytic on tree trunks or on rocks; 1300-3200 m. Anhui, Guizhou, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, N India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam].


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