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33. Selliguea pianmaensis (W. M. Chu) S. G. Lu, Hovenkamp & M. G. Gilbert
[comb. nov.]

片马假瘤蕨 pian ma jia liu jue

Basionym: Phymatopteris pianmaensis W. M. Chu, Acta Bot. Yunnan., Suppl. 5: 56. 1992; Crypsinus pianmaensis (W. M. Chu) X. Cheng.

Rhizome 4-5 mm in diam., densely scaly throughout; scales brown at peltate center, whitish on other parts, lanceolate, ca. 10 × 2 mm, margin entire, apex acuminate. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe straw-colored, 5-10 cm, glabrous; lamina pinnatisect, or partly pinnate with free lower lobes, 10-20 × 5-12 cm, base truncate or cordate, margin sparsely notched. Lateral lobes 5-8 pairs, lowest pair deflexed, upper pairs spreading, slightly contracted at base, lanceolate, 2-6 × 1-1.8 cm, apex obtuse. Costa distinct, lateral veins slender, hardly visible, veinlets obscure. Lamina herbaceous, both surfaces pubescent. Sori orbicular, slightly nearer to costa.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks or on rocks; ca. 2100 m. Yunnan (Lushui, Pingbian).


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