Microsorum punctatum

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Microsorum punctatum

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Palaeotropics and subtropics: present
Palaeotropics and subtropics (see Bosman 1991: f. 20). Throughout Malesia.

Taxonomy

Microsorum glossophyllum is a form differing in the blackish narrow rhizome scales, but this character is variable and intermediates occur with the more brownish and wider scales. Microsorum musifolium is a form with wider fronds and more connecting veins and is connected with Microsorum punctatum by many intermediates.

Citation

Bosman - in Leiden Bot. Ser. 1991: 99
Bosman - in Leiden Bot. Ser. 1991: 81
Bosman - in Leiden Bot. Ser. 1991: 94
Bosman - in Leiden Bot. Ser. 1991: f. 20
Noot. - in Blumea. 1997: 353