Tectaria simonsii

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Tectaria simonsii


hairs 0.1 mm long present on lower surface of costae, sparse and variable elsewhere; hairs on upper surface of costae short and slender, fewer on main veins, a few near margins;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sabah present), NE India present, SW China present, northern half of Malay Peninsula present, southwards to Burma and Thailand present
NE India to SW China, southwards to Burma and Thailand; in Malesia: northern half of Malay Peninsula (3 collections), Borneo (one collection from Sabah).


The Sabah specimen differs in longer hairs on lower surface of costae and many short slender hairs between veins, also in the presence of small fragile indusia on some sori.


Holttum 1981 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: 144
DeVol 1975 – In: Fl. Taiwan: 344
Bedd. 1883: Handb. Ferns Brit. India: 218