Pleocnemia macrodonta

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Pleocnemia macrodonta

Distribution

Admiralty Is: present Asia-Tropical:, Borneo present (Sarawak present); Philippines (Philippines present) E New Guinea: present Luzon: present Mindoro: present New Britain: present Sibuyan: present
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak), Philippines (Luzon, Sibuyan, Mindoro), E New Guinea, Admiralty Is., New Britain.

Taxonomy

Fée did not print a description, but his figures (overlooked by Hooker) adequately distinguish this species from P. irregularis and P. bron niartii. The specimens named Tectaria cumingiana by Tardieu & C. Christensen (1941) represent the large form of P. irregularis referred to above.

Presl in 1836 based his new name Dictyopteris macrodonta on Polypodium macrodon Reinw.; in 1867 the latter binomial was preferred by Baker to Polypodium cumingianum Hook.; but neither Presl nor Baker cited a particular publication by Reinwardt, and I find no evidence that Reinwardt published the name which is not in either part of his Sylloge Plantarum No varum (1824).