Platycerium ridleyi

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Platycerium ridleyi

Description

Hairs with 6-11 rays up to 1 mm long.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present); Thailand (Thailand present)
Thailand. In Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Morphology

1 A large number of specimens usually grows on a single host tree, often in association with Lecanopteris species. 2. All sporangia are shed simultaneously, together with the paraphyses, after the spores have been released.

Citation

Joe Hoshiz. 1970 – In: Amer. Fern J. pl. 19: f. 30
Joe Hoshiz. 1972: p95. – In: Biotropica. pl. 1: 8, pl. 2: 18, pl. 4: 23, pl. 6: 22, pl. 7: 18, pl. 8: 18
Hennipman & Roos 1982: Monogr. Platycerium: 107. f. 20 1-2, 21
Holttum 1955 – In: Revis. Fl. Malaya. p 140
Alderw. 1917: Malayan Ferns. p 422
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns. p 711
Ridl. 1926 – In: J. Malay Br. Roy. As. Soc. p 110
Joe 1964: p. 96. – In: Baileya. f. 44
Franken & Roos 1982 – In: Amer. Fern J. p 12