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32. Selliguea albipes (C. Christensen & Ching) S. G. Lu, Hovenkamp & M. G. Gilbert
[comb. nov.]

灰鳞假瘤蕨 hui lin jia liu jue

Basionym: Polypodium albipes C. Christensen & Ching, Bull. Dept. Biol. Sun Yatsen Univ. 6: 15. 1933 ["albopes"]; Crypsinus albipes (C. Christensen & Ching) Tagawa; C. chinensis (Ching) Tagawa; Phymatodes albipes (C. Christensen & Ching) Ching; P. chinensis Ching; Phymatopsis albipes (C. Christensen & Ching) Ching; Phymatopteris albipes (C. Christensen & Ching) Pichi Sermolli; Pichisermollodes albipes (C. Christensen & Ching) Fraser-Jenkins.

Rhizome 4-5 mm in diam., densely scaly throughout; scales whitish to light brown, dark when older, linear-lanceolate, 6-7 mm, margin entire, apex acuminate. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe light brown, 8-12 cm, glabrous; lamina pinnatisect, 20-25 × 10-15 cm, base truncate or cordate, margin notched. Lateral lobes 8-10 pairs, lowest pair deflexed, upper pairs spreading or ascending, lanceolate, 5-8 × 1-1.5 cm, apex acuminate. Costa distinct and raised on both surfaces, lateral veins and veinlets obscure. Lamina papery, both surfaces glabrous. Sori orbicular, near or slightly near edges, sunken on abaxial surface and raised on adaxial surface.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi (Yaoshan), Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan.


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