Pyrrosia albicans

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Pyrrosia albicans


Stellate hairs dimorphic, forming a dense mat, whitish to brown, the straight upper rays acicular.


Asia-Tropical: Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands.


A form occurring on Flores has narrower fronds than the typical form, in the most extreme case with only a single row of large sori between costa and margin.




Racib. 1898: Pterid. Buitenzorg: 101
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns: 688
Baker 1867: Syn. Fil.: 352
Giesenh. 1901: Niphobolus: 189
Blume 1829: Fl. Javae Fil: 60: pl. 25
Alderw. 1917: Malayan Ferns: 414
Blume 1829: Fl. Javae Fil: 61: pl. 26
Hovenkamp 1986 – In: Leiden Bot. Ser.: 153
Backer & Posth. 1939: Varenfl. Java: 242
Giesenh. 1901: Niphobolus: 185