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45. Selliguea tibetana (Ching & S. K. Wu) S. G. Lu, Hovenkamp & M. G. Gilbert
[comb. nov.]

西藏假瘤蕨 xi zang jia liu jue

Basionym: Phymatopsis tibetana Ching & S. K. Wu, Fl. Xizang. 1: 325. 1983; Crypsinus tibetanus (Ching & S. K. Wu) Nakaike; Phymatopteris tibetana (Ching & S. K. Wu) W. M. Chu; Pichisermollia tibetana (Ching & S. K. Wu) Fraser-Jenkins; Pichisermollodes tibetana (Ching & S. K. Wu) Fraser-Jenkins.

Rhizome 3-4 mm in diam., densely scaly throughout; scales black at peltate center, reddish brown on other parts, ovate-lanceolate, margin ciliate, apex acuminate. Fronds monomorphic. Stipe light purplish, 15-20 cm, glabrous; lamina pinnatisect, oblong-deltoid, 15-20 × 15-18 cm, base truncate or shallowly cordate, margin shallowly serrate. Lateral lobes 3-6 pairs, lanceolate, 8-10 × 1.5-2 cm, apex acuminate. Lateral veins distinct on both surfaces and ending at margin, veinlets hardly visible. Lamina herbaceous, both surfaces glabrous, abaxial surface pale green. Sori orbicular, near costa.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks; 2400-3400 m. Xizang, Yunnan.


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