Sphaerostephanos warburgii

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Sphaerostephanos warburgii


Hairs on rachis to 1 mm long, both sides.


Admiralty Is present, Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Central & S.E. Celebes present, Guam present, Micronesia present, S.E. Moluccas present, Tenimber Is present
Micronesia (Guam, Admiralty Is.), and Malesia: New Guinea, S.E. Moluccas (Tenimber Is.), and Central & S.E. Celebes.


Specimens from Guam only differ from those of New Guinea by their larger size (frond to 30 cm long, pinnae to 3 cm long), agreeing in glandular sporangia. The type of D. calcicola, from limestone, differs in fewer glands on lower surface of pinnae, densely hairy indusia and setose sporangia.


v.A.v.R. 1908: Handb. p 180
Copel. 1951 – In: Philip. J. Sci. p 441