Mesophlebion beccarianum

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Mesophlebion beccarianum


Asia-Tropical: Borneo (Sarawak present), Southern Malaya present, West and East New Guinea present
Malesia: Southern Malaya, Sarawak, West and East New Guinea.


The type of Dryopteris pallescens has rather numerous short hairs on costae; in other respects it differs little from the type of M. beccarianum. A specimen from Western New Guinea is almost glabrous. Some specimens from Malaya are intermediate between this and M. chlamy- dophorum, having hairs on the lower surface of costae and on indusia; Sarawak specimens seen are very uniform, and the species seems locally abundant there.


v.A.v.R. 1908: Handb.: 185
C. Chr. 1929 – In: Gard. Bull. Str. Settl.: 384