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21. Selliguea likiangensis (Ching) S. G. Lu, Hovenkamp & M. G. Gilbert
[comb. nov.]

丽江假瘤蕨 li jiang jia liu jue

Basionym: Phymatopsis likiangensis Ching, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 190. 1964; Crypsinus likiangensis (Ching) Nakaike; Phymatopteris likiangensis (Ching) Pichi Sermolli.

Rhizome ca. 4 mm in diam., densely scaly; scales brown, lanceolate, margin and both surfaces with fibrous hairs, apex acuminate. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe light brown, ca. 15 cm, glabrous; lamina pinnate near base, upper part pinnatisect, 20-25 × 15-20 cm, base cordate, margin entire. Lateral pinnae/lobes usually 3 or 4 pairs, ovate-lanceolate, 10-12 × 2-3 cm, base contracted, widest at middle, apex acuminate. Costa and lateral veins distinct, veinlets obscure. Lamina papery, both surfaces glabrous. Sori orbicular, in 1 row or 2 irregular rows on either side of costa, slightly closer to costa.

● Epiphytic on rocks in forests; ca. 2400 m. Yunnan (Lijiang).


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