Goniophlebium percussum

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Goniophlebium percussum


Asia-Tropical:, Borneo present; Jawa (Jawa present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sumatera (Sumatera present) Australasia:, Queensland (Queensland present) from Thailand to Australia: present
Ranging from Thailand to Australia (Queensland); in Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Philippines, New Guinea.


2. This species is very similar to G. persicifolium, but fresh specimens can be dis-tinguished by the extremely flexible rachis.

Other diagnostic characters are:
percussum persicifolium
sclerenchyma strands 70-10040-50
glands on scales rare, basal frequent
laminar acicular indument present absent
sori deeply impressed, < 1 mm diam.slightly impressed, > 1.8 mm diam.
paraphyses present in ring absent
1 Juvenile plants may have very long terminal segments.




Copel. - in Philipp. J. Sc. Bot. 1907: 139
Mett. - in Sp. Fil. 1864: 31
Rödl-Linder - in Philipp. J. Sc. 1987: 155
Holttum - in Revis. Fl. Malaya. 1955: f. 106
Wagner & Grether - in Blumea. 1990: 381
Bedd., Handb. Ferns Brit. India. 1883: 324
Hook., Gard. Ferns. 1864: pl. 41
Copel., Fern Fl. Philipp. 1960: 460
J. Sm., Hist. Fil. 1875: 93
Baker, Syn. Fil., ed. 2. 1883: 344
C. Chr. - in Dansk Bot. Ark. 1937: 29