Drynaria pleuridioides

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Drynaria pleuridioides

Distribution

Ambon present, Asia-Tropical: Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Maluku (Maluku present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi, Moluccas (Ambon?).

Anatomy

Anatomy:

Uses

Roots used as substitute for Betel. Leaves placed on a bamboo pole near Areca trees are supposed to curse thieves with insanity (Alor).

Citation

Baker 1868 – In: Hook. & Baker, Syn. Fil. p 367
Diels 1917: Malayan Ferns. p 415
Backer & Posth. 1939: Varenfl. Java. p 234
Tagawa 1973 – In: Acta Phytotax. Geobot. p 96
Salomon 1883: Nomenclator. p 314
Roos 1985: Drynarioideae. p 272
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns. p 697
Racib. 1898: Pterid. Buitenzorg. p 117