Sphaerostephanos arfakianus

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Sphaerostephanos arfakianus


Hairs on both sides of rachis less than 0.5 mm long, brownish, ± appressed.


Amboina present, Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present, Ceram present
Malesia: Moluccas (Ceram;? Amboina, Brooks 18102) and widely in New Guinea.


The type of D. sepikensis and some others from an altitude of about 2000 m are smaller than Beccari's type and other lowland specimens, with fewer reduced pinnae and distinctly lobed sterile ones, but agree in details of pubescence and sori.


Copel. 1951 – In: Philip. J. Sci. p 443
C. Chr. 1937 – In: Dansk Bot. Ark. p 50
Copel. 1951 – In: Philip. J. Sci. p 451