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. 1907 – In: Philipp. J. Sc. Bot.: 139
Mett. 1864 – In: Sp. Fil.: 31
Rödl-Linder 1987 – In: Philipp. J. Sc.: 155
Holttum 1955: p. 206. – In: Revis. Fl. Malaya: f. 106
Wagner & Grether 1990 – In: Blumea: 381
Bedd. 1883: Handb. Ferns Brit. India: 324
Hook. 1864: Gard. Ferns: pl. 41
Copel. 1960: Fern Fl. Philipp.: 460
J. Sm. 1875: Hist. Fil.: 93
Baker 1883: Syn. Fil., ed. 2: 344
C. Chr. 1937 – In: Dansk Bot. Ark.: 29