Cyclogramma

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Cyclogramma

Distribution

Asia-Temperate:, Taiwan (Taiwan present) Asia-Tropical:, Philippines (Philippines present) Luzon: present Northern India: present S. China: present
About 8 spp., Northern India to S. China, Taiwan; in Malesia: Philippines (Luzon).

Cytology

Base chromosome number probably 36: C. auriculata tetraploid; C. omeiensis octoploid (n = c. 136; Kurita, J. Jap. Bot. 41, 1966, 176).

Notes

A very distinct genus which has no obvious near allies. The species C. auriculata is one of several ferns which are mainly distributed in Mainland Asia but have established themselves in Northern Luzon.

Citation

Ching - in Acta Phytotax. Sinica. 1963: 316
Holttum - in Blumea. 1971: 28