Pyrrosia samarensis

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Pyrrosia samarensis


Stellate hairs dimorphic, forming a dense mat, dirty whitish, the straight rays acicular, often brown, usually forming a sparse upper layer.


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present)
Malesia: Philippines.




Sterile plants of P. angustata and P. samarensis are difficult to distinguish. In P. angustata the indument is less distinctly differentiated into a lower and an upper layer of hairs.


Hoshiz. 1981: p. 73. – In: Baileya: f. 12
Holttum 1968: Nov. Bot. Inst. Bot. Univ. Car. Prag.: 34
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns: 694
Hovenkamp 1986 – In: Leiden Bot. Ser.: 239
Giesenh. 1901: Niphobolus: 191
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns: 691
Copel. 1960: Fern Fl. Philipp.: 471
M.G. Price 1973 – In: Philipp. J. Biol.: 110
Zamora & Co 1986 – In: Guide Philipp. Flora & Fauna: 194