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

耿马假瘤蕨 geng ma jia liu jue

Basionym: Phymatodes connexa Ching, Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., n.s., 1: 306. 1949; Crypsinus connexus (Ching) X. Cheng; Phymatopsis connexa (Ching) Ching; Phymatopteris connexa (Ching) Pichi Sermolli; Pichisermollia connexa (Ching) Fraser-Jenkins; Pichisermollodes connexa (Ching) Fraser-Jenkins.

Rhizome ca. 3 mm in diam., densely scaly; scales yellowish brown, lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, margin entire, apex acuminate. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe straw-colored, 5-10 cm, glabrous; lamina pinnatisect, 15-20 × 10-15 cm, base broadly cuneate, margin notched. Lateral lobes usually 2-4 pairs, ascending, lanceolate, 5-8 cm × 8-12 mm, apex acuminate. Costa distinct, lateral veins and veinlets obscure. Lamina herbaceous, both surfaces glabrous. Sori orbicular, medial.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks in forests; 2500-3000 m. Yunnan.


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