Tectaria impressa

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Tectaria impressa

Description

short hairs present on both surfaces of costae and costules, also some on upper surface near margins;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Sumatera (Sumatera present) Langkawi Is: present NE India: present Peninsular Thailand: present S China: present
NE India&S China southwards to Peninsular Thailand; in Malesia known only from 2 collections, one from Langkawi Is. and one from Sumatra (type of Aspidium prominens, probably Pulau Weh).

Taxonomy

Wallich cited 3 localities for his no 379: Amherst, Tavoy and Pertang. The Penang specimen in his herbarium at Kew is T. brachiata (Z. & M.) Morton. Ching's lectotype is unlocalized. A specimen of Wallich 379 from Tavoy in Herb. Hooker is a syntype of T. barberi (Hook.) Copel. Matthew collected other specimens on limestone on Pulau Weh in January 1912.

Citation

C. Chr. - in Gard. Bull. Sing. 1986: f. 1A.
Bedd., Ferns Brit. India. 1876: t. 365
Holttum - in Revis. Fl. Malaya. 1955: 506
Hook., Handb. Ferns Brit. India. 1883: 216
Ching - in Sinensia. 1931: pl. III
Malayan Ferns, Suppl. 1917: 198