Tectaria keckii


the hairs between veins on the upper surface near margins only on mature plants but ± abundant on young plants;


Asia-Tropical:, Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present) Peninsular Thailand: present
Peninsular Thailand; Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia.


The type may have been destroyed at Kaliningrad. The original description agrees with the common limestone fern above described and with no other at Batu Caves.


Holttum - in Revis. Fl. Malaya. 1955: 515
Holttum - in Gard. Bull. Sing. 1981: 143
Alderw., Malayan Ferns. 1917: 197
Alderw., Malayan Ferns. 1908: 248


Tectaria keckii (Luerssen) C. Chr., Index Filic.: 181. 1934
  • Aspidium keckii Luerssen in Bot. Centralbl. 11: 76. 1882
  • =Aspidium amplifolium Alderw. in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg II: 2. 1913
  • Tectaria amplifolia (Alderw.) C. Chr., Index Filic.: 176. 1934
    • Type: Perak, Gopeng, G. Mensa, Matthew 509 (BO).
    • Isotype: Perak, Gopeng, G. Mensa, Matthew 509 (K).