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18. Selliguea chenopus (Christ) S. G. Lu, Hovenkamp & M. G. Gilbert
[comb. nov.]

鹅绒假瘤蕨 e rong jia liu jue

Basionym: Polypodium chenopus Christ, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 52(Mém. 1): 20. 1905; Phymatopteris chenopus (Christ) S. G. Lu.

Rhizome 4-5 mm in diam., densely scaly throughout; scales dark brown or nearly black, gradually or abruptly narrowed upward, ca. 10 mm, broad at peltate base, margin setaceous from middle to apex. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe straw-colored, 10-15 cm, glabrous; lamina palmately 4-6-lobed, 10-20 × 10-15 cm, base cuneate or cordate, margin entire and slightly revolute. Lobes linear, central lobe longer than lateral lobes, 10-20 × 1-2 cm, apices acute or obtuse. Costa distinct, lateral veins and veinlets obscure. Lamina herbaceous, both surfaces glabrous, abaxial surface glaucous, adaxial surface green. Sori orbicular, medial or slightly close to margin.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks or on rocks; 1800-3400 m. Yunnan (Dêqên, Gongshan, Lijiang).


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