Drynaria rigidula

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Lesser Sunda Is.present Southeast Asia to the Pacific and Australia: present
Southeast Asia to the Pacific and Australia. Throughout Malesia, but absent from the Lesser Sunda Islands.

Morphology

1Juvenile fronds may be variously intermediate between base and foliage fronds. In older plants, base fronds may be absent. Young fronds are covered with down which is often retained on the base fronds until they are quite old and withered, and often also on the stipe and rachis of foliage fronds. 2 Probably quite frequently harbouring ants.

Anatomy

Anatomy:

Citation

Copel., Polypod. Philipp. 1905: 135
Baker - in Hook. & Baker, Syn. Fil. 1868: 368
Bory, Fl. Javae Fil. 1829: 158
Alderw., Malayan Ferns. 1908: 699
Tardieu & C. Chr. - in Fl. Indo-Chine. 1941: 421
Copel., Fern Fl. Philipp. 1960: 497
Roos, Drynarioideae. 1985: 274
Bedd., Malayan Ferns. 1917: 415
Brownlie - in Fl. Nouv. Caléd. et Dép. 1969: pl. 37, f. 2, 3
Backer & Posth., Varenfl. Java. 1939: f. 14
Holttum - in Revis. Fl. Malaya. 1954: 183
Mett. - in Farngatt. 1856: t. 3: 46-47
Bedd., Handb. Ferns Brit. India. 1883: f. 192
Racib., Pterid. Buitenzorg. 1898: 117
Bedd., Pterid. Fl. Fiji. 1977: 363
Blume, Enum. Pl. Javae. 1828: add.
Copel., Gen. Fil. 1947: 204
Bedd., Suppl. Ferns S. Ind. & Brit. India. 1876: 24

Synonymy

Drynaria rigidula Bedd., Ferns Brit. India: t. 314. 1869
  • Polypodium rigidulum Sw. in J. Bot. (Schrader) 1800: 26. 1801
  • Goniophlebium rigidulum T. Moore in Index Filic. II: 396. 1862
    • Unknown type category: Thunberg.
  • =Polypodium gaudichaudii Bory in Ann. Sci. Nat. 5: t. 14. 1825
  • Drynaria gaudichaudii Gaudich. in Freycin., Voy. Bot.: 355. 1826
  • Phymatodes gaudichaudii C. Presl, Tent. Pterid.: 198. 1836
    • Unknown type category: Gaudichaud s.n.
  • =Polypodium speciosum Blume, Enum. Pl. Javae: 132. 1828
    • Isotype: Blume s.n. (B).
    • Type: Blume s.n. (L).
  • =Drynaria pinnata Fée, Gen. Filic.: 272. 1850-1852
    • Unknown type category: Cuming 263 (BM).
    • Unknown type category: Cuming 263 (K).
    • Unknown type category: Cuming 263 (L).
    • Unknown type category: Cuming 263 (W).
    • Unknown type category: Cuming 263.
  • =Drynaria rigidula var. koordersii Alderw. in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg II: 6. 1911
    • Unknown type category: Koorders 24098 B.
  • =???