Tectaria pleiosora

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Tectaria pleiosora


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; New Guinea present, N Celebes present, New Ireland present
Malesia: Borneo, N Celebes, New Guinea, New Ireland.


When first describing this species (as A. persoriferun forma latipinna) Alderwerelt mentioned a cultivated plant from Borneo; the specimens from this are here cited as lectotype. As noted by Christensen (1934) this species is allied to T. crenata, but I have seen no evidence of hybridization.


Alderw. 1920 – In: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg. p 131
Alderw. 1924 – In: Nova Guinea. p 7