Pyrrosia abbreviata

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Pyrrosia abbreviata

Description

Stellate hairs monomorphic, appressed, forming a dense mat, dirty whitish, rays short, boat-shaped.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands.

Morphology

The scales around the phyllopods are often enlarged, forming a distinct tuft. Narrow forms occur which can be distinguished from P. sphaerosticha by the rhizome scales.

Anatomy

Anatomy:

Citation

Mett. - in Farngatt. 1856: 131
Giesenh., Niphobolus. 1901: 160
Racib., Pterid. Buitenzorg. 1898: 98
Hovenkamp - in Leiden Bot. Ser. 1986: 149
Alderw., Malayan Ferns. 1908: 692
Backer & Posth., Varenfl. Java. 1939: 241