Tectaria christii

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Tectaria christii


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sabah present); Philippines (Philippines present), Luzon present, North Thailand present
North Thailand; Malesia: Philippines (Luzon), Borneo (Sabah; one collection).


This is very near T. coadunata but appears to differ constantly in lack of pinnules on basal pinnae and in closely shallowly lobed non- acuminate upper pinnae. The largest Luzon specimen has a lamina 38 cm long, basal pinnae 19 cm.


Copel. 1960: Fern Fl. Philipp.: 305
Elmer 1911 – In: Leafl. Philipp. Bot.: 1151