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

毛叶假瘤蕨 mao ye jia liu jue

Basionym: Polypodium shensiense Christ var. nigrovenium Christ, Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot. 16: 106. 1906; Crypsinus nigrovenius (Christ) K. Iwatsuki; Phymatodes nigrovenia (Christ) Ching; Phymatopsis laipoensis Ching; P. nigrovenia (Christ) Ching; Phymatopteris laipoensis (Ching) Pichi Sermolli; P. nigrovenia (Christ) Pichi Sermolli; Pichisermollia nigrovenia (Christ) Fraser-Jenkins; Pichisermollodes nigrovenia (Christ) Fraser-Jenkins; Polypodium nigrovenium (Christ) Ching (1930), not Christ (1896); P. veitchii Baker var. nigrovenium (Christ) Takeda.

Rhizome ca. 2 mm in diam., with whitish bloom, sparsely scaly; scales black or dark brown on young parts, lanceolate, ca. 3 mm, margin sparsely ciliate, apex acuminate. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe straw-colored, 4-6 cm, slender, glabrous; lamina pinnatisect, 8-10 × 5-6 cm, base shallowly cordate, margin shallowly serrate. Lateral lobes 3-5 pairs, lowest pair deflexed, lanceolate, 3-4 × ca. 1 cm, base usually contracted, apex obtuse or acute. Veins distinct on both surfaces, lateral veins tortuous. Lamina papery, abaxial surface glabrous, adaxial surface pubescent. Sori orbicular, near costa.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks or on rocks; 2500-3300 m. Hubei, Sichuan (Emei Shan), Yunnan.


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