Tectaria impressa

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Tectaria impressa

Description

short hairs present on both surfaces of costae and costules, also some on upper surface near margins;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Sumatera (Sumatera present), Langkawi Is present, NE India present, Peninsular Thailand present, S China present
NE India&S China southwards to Peninsular Thailand; in Malesia known only from 2 collections, one from Langkawi Is. and one from Sumatra (type of Aspidium prominens, probably Pulau Weh).

Taxonomy

Wallich cited 3 localities for his no 379: Amherst, Tavoy and Pertang. The Penang specimen in his herbarium at Kew is T. brachiata (Z. & M.) Morton. Ching's lectotype is unlocalized. A specimen of Wallich 379 from Tavoy in Herb. Hooker is a syntype of T. barberi (Hook.) Copel. Matthew collected other specimens on limestone on Pulau Weh in January 1912.

Citation

Hook. 1883: Handb. Ferns Brit. India. p 216
C. Chr. 1986: p. 146. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. f. 1A.
Bedd. 1876: Ferns Brit. India. t. 365
Ching 1931: p. 21. – In: Sinensia. pl. III
Holttum 1955 – In: Revis. Fl. Malaya. p 506
Malayan Ferns 1917: Suppl. p 198