Pyrrosia splendens

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Pyrrosia splendens

Description

Stellate hairs dimorphic, a dense thin mat, light greyish brown, the straight upper rays dark brown, acicular, appressed with one central, elongated (to 2.5 mm), erect ray always present.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present)
Malesia: Philippines.

Anatomy

Anatomy:

Taxonomy

Can only be confused with P. princeps and P. platyphylla, and easily distinguished by the long ‘dorsal spines’ on the stellate hairs.

Citation

Giesenh., Niphobolus. 1901: 99
Copel., Fern Fl. Philipp. 1960: 473
Alderw., Malayan Ferns. 1908: 696
Holttum, Nov. Bot. Inst. Bot. Univ. Car. Prag. 1968: 27
Hovenkamp - in Leiden Bot. Ser. 1986: 251
C. Chr. - in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg. 1918: 16