Tectaria crenata

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Tectaria crenata

Description

minute hairs variously present on lower surface of costae, upper surface of costae glabrous or nearly so;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present) Carolines: present New Hebrides: present Pacific:, Fiji (Fiji present); Marianas present Solomons: present western Malesia: present
Malesia: Western Malesia, Philippines, New Guinea; Marianas, Carolines, Solomons, New Hebrides, Fiji.

Taxonomy

This species appears to intergrade with T. repanda in the Philippines. One specimen from the Malay Peninsula may represent a hybrid with T. angulata; it has some irregular small sori in addition to the two rows normal for T. crenata, also buds at the bases of some pinnae.

Cytology

plants in Malay Peninsula diploid (Holttum 1955: 626).

Citation

Copel., Fern Fl. Philipp. 1960: 314
Hook. - in Sp. Fil. 1862: 56
Holttum - in No vit. Bot. Delect. Seminum Horti Bot. Univ. Carol. Prag. 1969: 27
Morton - in Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 1974: 349
Mett., Fil. Hort. Bot. Lips. 1856: t. 21
St John - in Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 1954: f. 5, 6
C. Chr. - in Dansk Bot. Ark. 1937: 14
Alderw., Malayan Ferns. 1917: 196
Holttum - in Revis. Fl. Malaya. 1955: 510, 626