Matonia

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Matonia

Description

Leaves borne alternately in two rows on the dor-sal side of rhizome;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:
Malesia.

Taxonomy

Two species. In a statistical analysis is given the outcome of which justifies their separation.

Cytology

According to Manton in Holttum, Ferns of Malaya (1955), n = 26.

Citation

Copel., Gen. Fil. 1947: 172
M. Kato - in Blumea. 1993
K.U. Kramer - in Kubitzki (ed.), Fam. & Gen. Vasc. Pl. 1. 1990: f. 95, 96
Holttum - in Revis. Fl. Malaya. 1955: f. 13